Here comes Empire State manufacturing ...

The April report on manufacturing activity in the New york region is set for release at 8:30 am ET.

Expectations are for the New York Fed’s Empire State manufacturing reading to come in at 7.17, up slightly from March’s reading of 6.9.

We’ll be back with the live numbers when they hit.

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