Market preview: Stock futures suggest a strong opening after Alcoa's (AA) Q2 showing yesterday...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market preview: Stock futures suggest a strong opening after Alcoa's (AA) Q2 showing yesterday stokes investor optimism; the latest trade data and downgrade of Portugal are largely ignored. S&P benchmark +1%. Not much left on today's calendar, but Intel (INTC) and Yum! Brands (YUM) are among companies issuing Q2 results after the close.