U.S. stock index futures pointed to lower open Thursday, the last day of 2015.
U.S. stocks closed more than 1 percent higher in light volume trade Tuesday, as the tech sector led broad gains amid some stabilization in oil and commodity prices.
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Tuesday after an auction of $35 billion in five year notes.
European equities finished higher on Tuesday, boosted by positive trade overseas and a bounce back in oil prices.
The U.S. dollar gained against the euro on Tuesday after greater risk appetite hurt demand for the shared currency.
Asian equities closed higher Tuesday, after the Japan and South Korea markets erased early losses and the Australian market totted up gains.
U.S. stocks closed lower in light volume trade Monday, the start to the last trading week of the year, as a renewed slide in oil prices weighed.
Gold edged up on Tuesday in response to firmer oil prices.
U.S. sovereign bonds were mixed on Monday, after an auction of two-year notes and amid a slide in stock prices.
U.S. stock index futures declined on Wednesday, tracking European shares lower as oil prices continued to slide.
Oil prices rose by $1 a barrel on Tuesday in thin trade amid prospects of colder weather in coming weeks.
European equities finished lower in thin trade on Monday as oil prices fell.
Gold dropped on Monday in line with a retreat in oil prices, giving up some of last week's gains.
Crude futures have plunged nearly 70 percent from highs above $100 a barrel in June 2014.
The U.S. dollar held near a more than one-week low against a basket of major currencies on Monday.
Major Asian equities closed mostly lower on the first day of the final trading week for 2015.
U.S. stocks ended mixed in the shortened Christmas Eve session Thursday, holding most of the gains for a week in which commodities and beaten-down sectors of the market led.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Tuesday as oil prices recovered slightly from a sharp decline Monday.
U.S. sovereign bond prices gained on Thursday, weighing on yields as oil prices rose in a shorted trading day for the Christmas holiday.
European stocks closed flat on Thursday in a shortened trading day with thin volumes as the oil price remained choppy.