A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day.
-Stocks futures aresolidly higher ahead of February jobs report. About 190,000 new jobs are expected to have been added last month.
-The yield on the 10-year Treasury bond is now at 2.6 percent.
-U.S. crude prices are up about 1 percent, recovering from recent losses, and trading at around $49.6 per barrel.