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US stock futures are higher this morning, as investors are awaiting consumer credit data. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 26 points to 14,932.00 and S&P 500 index futures rose 1.60 points to 1,615.00. Nasdaq 100 futures gained 5.50 points to 2,953.00.

US stocks closed mixed on Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.03% to 14,968.89, the S&P 500 index gaining 0.19% to 1,617.50 and the Nasdaq 100 index surging 0.42% to 3,392.97.

The ICSC-Goldman comparable store sales index will be released at 7:45 a.m. ET, while the Johnson Redbook Retail Sales Index will be released at 8:45 a.m. ET. Data on consumer credit for March will be released at 3:00 p.m. ET.

Emerson Electric Co (NYSE: EMR) is projected to report its Q2 earnings at $0.78 per share on revenue of $6.03 billion. Fossil (NASDAQ: FOSL) is expected to report its Q1 earnings at $0.97 per share on revenue of $650.99 million. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) is projected to post its Q2 earnings at $0.76 per share on revenue of $10.48 billion. Perrigo Co (NASDAQ: PRGO) is estimated to report its Q3 earnings at $1.44 per share on revenue of $935.44 million.

Steven Madden (NASDAQ: SHOO) is expected to report its Q1 earnings at $0.52 per share on revenue of $ 280.90 million. Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE: TAP) is projected to report its Q1 earnings at $0.34 per share on revenue of $854.16 million. OfficeMax (NYSE: OMX) is expected to report its Q1 earnings at $0.23 per share on revenue of $1.83 billion. The Andersons (NASDAQ: ANDE) is projected to post its Q1 earnings at $0.87 per share on revenue of $1.34 billion.

Williams Companies (NYSE: WMB) is expected to post its Q1 earnings at $0.24 per share on revenue of $2.03 billion. CH Robinson Worldwide (NASDAQ: CHRW) is expected to post its Q1 earnings at $0.69 per share on revenue of $2.98 billion. McKesson (NYSE: MCK) is projected to post its Q4 earnings at $2.30 per share on revenue of $32.01 billion. Towers Watson & Co (NYSE: TW) is projected to report its Q3 earnings at $1.49 per share on revenue of $951.05 million.

European markets were higher today. The STOXX Europe 600 Index rose 0.18%, London's FTSE 100 index gained 0.31%, French CAC 40 Index gained 0.42% and German DAX 30 index rose 0.65%.

Asian markets ended higher, with Japan's Nikkei Stock Average jumping 3.55%, China's Shanghai Composite surging 0.20% and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 index dropping 0.22%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index rose 0.58% and India's Sensex gained 1.09%.

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