Market preview: Stock futures look perky after last night's deal to extend tax cuts and ahead of...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market preview: Stock futures look perky after last night's deal to extend tax cuts and ahead of the Irish parliament's vote on an austerity budget. S&P benchmark +1%. European stocks are higher, and most Asian markets finished up. Gold, oil and other commodities rally, while the dollar is under selling pressure. Later: consumer credit.