The trade deficit came in a little worse than expected, but stock futures ticked up anyway,...

|By:, SA News Editor

The trade deficit came in a little worse than expected, but stock futures ticked up anyway, suggesting a positive open as the S&P 500 tries to extend its second straight weekly gain. Another key consumer sentiment indicator comes at 9:55 and it's expected to rise (see calendar). Benchmark S&P futures currently up 1.90 points to 1089.20.