UPDATED 7:15 am ET
STOCKS – European stocks advanced, reversing earlier losses, as ThyssenKrupp AG and Royal Boskalis Westminster NV climbed. U.S. futures and Asian shares rose.
BONDS – Treasury 30-year bonds have returned more than double U.S. stocks this year before the government’s monthly sale of its longest maturity today.
COMMODITIES – West Texas Intermediate fell amid speculation that U.S. oil demand is slowing after a government report showed weekly crude inventories expanded for the first time since June.
CURRENCIES – The pound fell to the lowest level versus the dollar in four months as signs Bank of England policy makers are in no rush to increase interest rates sapped demand for the U.K. currency.
ECONOMIC DATA – USA Unemployment Claims and CAD NHPI m/m due at 8:30, Natural Gas Storage at 10:30 ET.