Futures lower in early trading Stock futures are suggesting a slightly lower open as investors hope the market can get back to its winning ways. Data out of China showed that the country's growth is beginning to accelerate. The economic data points that are scheduled to be released today include the Import Price index, the Wholesale Inventories report and the University of Michigan Consumer Confidence reading.
Vanguard REIT ETF volatility at upper end of three-year range Vanguard REIT ETF overall option implied volatility of 18 compares to its 26-week average of 15 according to Track Data, suggesting large near term price movement.
SPDR S&P Oil and Gas Exploration and Production ETF volatility flat SPDR S&P Oil and Gas Exploration and Production ETF overall option implied volatility of 39 compares to its 26-week average of 38 according to Track Data, suggesting non-directional price movement as WIT oil is at a six-year low.