U.S. futures are higher on trade optimism. U.S. stocks are rising on a WSJ report that the U.S. and China are in the final stages of an agreement that could be signed soon. In the report, China was said to be willing to reduce tariffs on a number of American imports as a compromise toward a deal. On the data front, the market will get a look at construction spending in December. European shares are higher as trade optimism is boosting global stocks. Most sectors are trading higher with material stocks leading the pack. Asian shares closed mostly higher as deal progress lifts the region.
AMZN- Evercore raised their price target to $1965
LNG- is higher on reports that China could buy $18B in natural gas from the company
US Futures Higher / Asia Higher / EU Higher / WTI @ 56.47 +0.65 / Brent 65.86 +0.79 / Nat Gas @ 2.88 +0.02 / Gold @ 1288.60 -10.60 / Platinum 843.66 -15.55 / Silver @ 15.14 -0.12 / Copper @ 2.91 -0.02 / AGS Mixed / Euro @ 1.1344 -0.003 / 10 Yr UST @ 2.74% / 30 Yr @ 3.11%
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