Stocks are lower again today as battle lines harden between Republicans and Democrats in Washington.
S&P 500 futures are down about 0.4 percent and have been trying to climb in the last half hour. European markets are up slightly, and Asia was mostly positive in the overnight session.
Trading in the currency markets is optimistic as the euro inches higher and the safe-haven Japanese yen declines. Bonds are also falling, a potential sign of risk appetite.
— Option Monster