A shootout between Milan police and the Berlin terror attack suspect ends in the death of Anis Amri.
Uber halts a test program in San Francisco after the state revoked the registration of the vehicles involved.
Oil price gains for December are already 10%, which would be the strongest performance in the final months of the year in six years.
Overnight the Bank of Japan held interest rates steady and issued an upbeat view of the global economy.
This is what you need to know before the bell
Some believe the stock market has moved too far, too fast this year and may not get a so-called Santa Claus rally in the last trading days of 2016.
The blue chips are on track for a 6th straight up week but the milestone of Dow 20,000 remains elusive.
Stocks are pointing to a higher start after snapping a 7 session winning streak as the Federal Reserve raised rates and indicated more hikes are to come in 2017.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is on a record breaking streak of 7 sessions in a row.
The 64 year old Tillerson became CEO of the Texas based oil giant in 2004 and has a close business relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin.