Stocks set for higher open, overlooking Moody's downgrade of Britain's credit rating.
Markets are set for a lower start following mixed quarterly results on Monday and ahead of results from Amazon, Corning and Ford.
Amazon and Yahoo to report earnings. Fed minutes to be released. Ford earnings could impact auto stocks. New York soda ban battle begins.
ECB and BOE rate decision also in focus as are initial jobless claims.
With the Fed's stimulus now tied to job market recovery, investors are more keenly awaiting nonfarm payrolls.
To do well in the market in the coming year, you must understand the euro, oil and gold.
Stocks related to the precious metal have been under severe pressure, but the worst may not be over.
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