The weekend is over and markets are drifting lower.
Japan’s Nikkei is off 0.2%. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 is down 0.33%.
U.S. futures are up about 0.04%. Gold is up 0.14%.
It’s the last big week for economic data before Christmas, and there’s a lot to digest, including the latest FOMC announcement Wednesday, as well as the flash reading of the manufacturing purchasing mangers index and the Philly Fed’s manufacturing survey.