Stocks are trying to set another record today after fighting back from losses earlier in the morning.
S&P 500 futures are fractionally higher after falling by more than one-tenth of a percent. Europe is also fighting its way back to positive after posting slightly larger declines. Asian markets were mostly negative overnight, led by a 1.1 percent drop in Shanghai.
The news flow from overseas is mixed today, with the bulls focusing on a strong Spanish bond auction and the bears on a weak German Zew financial-sentiment index. A report also showed industrial production rising in the Eurozone at a 1 percent pace in March, more than twice the 0.4 percent reading forecast by economists.
— Option Monster