Friday looks like a good day for the markets.
Investors are looking forward to the release of retail sales data.
And it looks like they’re expecting good news.
Dow Futures were up 81 points (0.3%), at 27,827.
S&P 500 futures are up 8.1 (0.29%) at 3,105.
Nasdaq-100 futures are up 31 points (0.4%) to 8,296.75.
This is after modest losses yesterday for the Dow and Nasdaq.
Meanwhile, the S&P 500 pushed further into unchartered territory with a 0.1% rise to 3,096.63.
Developments with the US-China trade deal have stalled for now.
But the outlook is still optimistic.
But the big headline investors are waiting for are in the October retail sales figures.
They are expecting a 0.2% rise after a 0.3% fall in September.
Find out which stocks they have their eyes on.
Read more here.