Stocks closed higher as the Dow and S&P hit new record highs, while investors awaited a monetary policy announcement from the ECB.
CNBC's Landon Dowdy looks beyond the numbers to gain insight to Street expectations when Brown-Forman reports quarterly results.
Traders will watch for more tweets to rain down on U.S. companies from Trump Tower, but that probably won't worry the Trump rally, for now.
U.S. equities rose, as a post-election rally continued, while investors digested data and braced for two key central bank meetings.
U.S. equities closed higher on Monday, unfazed by a key vote in Italy which led to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's resignation.
At least initially, Italy could call the shots for global markets in the week ahead, as the Trump rally begins to show signs of tiring.
CNBC's Landon Dowdy, takes a closer look at the performance in consumer staples following Election Day.
Active fund managers have been getting clobbered this year, with just 16 percent outperforming basic indexes in 2016.
Fed speakers are in focus Friday while traders watch to see if oil will make another splash before the week is over.
With not much on the calendar, market focus will move to the price of oil, a few economic reports and whatever the winds blow in from overseas.
Friday's government employment report is the big chunk of data markets are awaiting, but ADP is a kind of warm-up to that number.
The "Fast Money" traders debated which spirits stocks make a good safety trade, considering how they have outperformed the S&P 500.
Shares of Brown-Forman advanced more than 3 percent after reporting better-than-expected fiscal fourth-quarter results.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday as U.S. crude futures reach new eight-month highs.
With only 38,000 hires, Friday's job report left May's employment picture looking way too cool.
Stock index futures indicated a narrowly lower open as investors digested a global rally in risk assets and a big night for U.S. politics.
U.S. stock futures were lower this morning, with oil under pressure and Super Tuesday giving the front-runners for president a boost.
March roared in like a bull, and now it's jobs-related data that could keep it running this week.
U.S. stock futures were searching for direction this morning, as the turn of the calendar has made a big difference so far.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.