A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day.
-Stock futures are higher after Monday's rally left all three major indices at record closing highs. Existing home sales figures come out this morning and HP earnings are out after the closing bell.
-President-elect Trump bypassed the traditional media yet again last evening with the release of a 2 1/2 minute YouTube video outlining some of his "day one" goals. They include a renewed promise to not join in the TPP trade deal.
-Trump has just canceled a scheduled meeting today with the New York Times editorial board, saying the paper changed the conditions of the meeting. And Trump had an off-the-record meeting Monday with several other news media executives and on air personalities. There are mixed reports about whether he blasted the media or if the meeting was mostly cordial.