U.S. futures were getting banged up last night falling 90 points when they opened for trading on the Chicago Mercantile exchange at 6:00PM EST last night.However, they recovered all of those losses and ended in the green.
Dow futures gained 8 points.
S&P 500 futures climbed 3.5 points.
Nasdaq 100 futures fell 3.75 points.
At 9:00 AM, we learned that the August S&P Case-Shiller home price index jumped 2 per cent from a year ago. This was higher than the 1.9 per cent economists were looking for.
The U.S. stock markets will be closed today for the second day in a row. Heads of the major exchanges are expected to meet this morning and discuss whether or not markets will reopen for trading tomorrow.