A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day.
-Stock futures are sharply higher after Friday's volatile trading day ended in a late broad rally. The major indices are still down about 5 percent overall since February 2. Interest rates are still rising with the yield on the 10-year Treasury bond at 2.89 percent.
-The White House will unveil full details of its infrastructure plan today. Reports say it calls for $200 billion in direct federal spending to spur more spending from private and municipal sources.
-President Trump will also send his 2019 budget proposal to Congress today.