Futures lower in early trading Stock futures are indicating a slightly lower open following Friday’s big advance. Investors will continue to watch corporate earnings reports and economic data for clues about the economy. Economic data due out today includes ISM's New York report and the factory orders report for December. Both reports are due out after the market opens.
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.