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US Futures are Higher Ahead of September Home Price Data and a Read on November Consumer Confidence

US futures are higher ahead of September home price data and a read on November consumer confidence.  The October Trade deficit increased to $68.3 B, above estimates of a deficit of $64.8 B.  The September Case-Shiller home price index rose in line with forecasts at 6.2% yoy.  At 10:00am the market will get a reading on November consumer confidence, with estimates at 124.5.  European shares are higher after the results of the BOE’s bank stress tests showed that no banks are in need of raising capital.  Asian shares closed mixed with weakness in exporting companies.

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