A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day.
-Stock futures are higher after Tuesday's very modest gains. The ADP private sector job numbers for March this morning blew away expectations.
-U.S. crude oil is up more than 1 percent and at a one-month high at the $51 a barrel level. Gasoline prices rose another penny overnight to $2.34 a gallon, national average. And because of Cyclone Debbie, China will replace its disrupted supply of Australian coal with American coal.