U.S. futures are relatively unchanged after data. New orders for durable goods fell 1.6% in February, slightly better than the 1.8% decline expected by analysts. After stripping out transportation, orders rose 0.1% for the month. Later this morning markets will get a look at motor vehicle sales from March, with analysts expecting a slight rise from February. European shares are trading higher as financial stocks gain. Asian shares closed mostly higher, but off the highs of the day. Japanese shares lagged the region with shares falling slightly during the session.