US Futures are higher to close-out April on earnings and merger news. Strong earnings from McDonalds and T-mobile agreeing to buy Sprint has helped lift markets. In addition to the T-mobile deal, Marathon Petroleum has agreed to buy Andeavor, Prologis has agreed to purchase DCT Industrial Trust and Marriott Vacations will buy ILG. On the data front, personal income and outlays for April were reported mostly inline with expectations. Later this morning the market will get a look at Chicago PMI from April and pending home sales from March. European shares are mixed after weaker than expected retail sales data in Germany. Asian shares closed higher on the final day of the month with financial stocks leading higher.