A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day.
-Stock futures are higher this morning on what will be just a half day of trading before the July 4th holiday. We get manufacturing PMI data this morning as well as June auto sales throughout the day.
-U.S. crude prices are a bit higher on what could be oil's eighth straight trading day of gains.
-Iran will sign its biggest post-sanctions deal with France's Total and China's CNPC today to develop its South Pars gas field.