NEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures are mixed on more strong earnings from U.S. corporations and ahead of jobs and trade numbers.
Dow Jones industrial futures are up 62 points to 15,413. S&P futures have lost 6.6 points to 1,742.80. Nasdaq futures are up 13 points to 3,353.
Ford is raising its guidance for the entire year after posting record third-quarter profit during the third quarter. The automaker's revenue spiked 12 percent to $36 billion, but it's still being weighed down by the dismal economic conditions in Europe, where it booked a $250 million restructuring charge.
Southwest Airlines also had a strong third quarter, with the average fare rising more than 11 percent compared with last year.
The government will release weekly unemployment claims and trade deficit figures at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time.