US Futures are mixed to end the week. February housing starts disappointed investors falling 7%, while housing permits were in-line with expectations, falling 5.7% for the month. At 9:15am, the market will get data on February industrial production and capacity utilization. Later in the morning will be March preliminary read on consumer sentiment and job openings data from January. European shares are higher with financial services stocks leading the gains. Inflation remained low in the euro zone in February, rising 0.2% for the month, 1.1% yoy. Asian shares closed mixed with technology shares underperforming.