US futures are slightly higher this morning as investors look at earnings for direction. Major earnings coming after the bell today include Amazon, Alphabet and Microsoft. In economic data, weekly jobless claims rose 257,000 which is more than expected. Later today, pending home sales will be released. Markets in Europe are trading lower as the ECB keeps their policies unchanged. Asian markets closed mostly higher with the Nikkei the only major index down after their central bank kept policy unchanged as well.