The major indices are pointed higher after last week's tumultuous trade.
Some energy-transport MLPs have become popular with those looking for income-producing vehicles.
Investors may actually be able to focus on the high-profile U.S. economic data reports due out today.
Wall Street's premarket losses have followed a downside reversal in European trade.
Futures point to a downside open but traders around the world seem happy about Fed's comments.
With renewed speculation quantitative easing, investors wait for the Fed.
Despite the downgrade, 10-year yields are falling in early going.
Investors who focus solely on the negatives risk missing out on stocks that may be set up for rallies.
Thursday's huge-volume market massacre has renewed speculation about further quantitative easing from the Fed.
Hopes of building on Wednesday's gains appear dim.