Futures are down this morning. The jobless claims report released this morning showed continued weakness in the labor market. The number of people filing first-time unemployment claims surged to 474,000 in the latest week. Its highest total in 8 months, according to a government report.
Pre-market we have JDSU, ERTS, WFMI to the upside and VRSN, LEG, NWSA to the downside.