U.S. NY Fed "Empire State" Index Preview U.S. NY Fed "Empire State" Index Preview: May Empire State index is expected to show the headline increasing to 5.0 (median 3.6) from 3.1 in April. The Empire State will give us the first look at how sentiment may be performing in May. At present analysts expect rebounds across the board after a weak April.
On The Fly: Morning Wrap-Up for May 15 Globex S&P futures are recently down 1.70 from previous day's SPX cash close. Nikkei 225 up 2.29%, DAX up 0.11%. WTI Crude oil is recently at $93.53, NYMEX Natural Gas up 0.17%, gold at $1411 and ounce copper down 1.09%.