Stocks move higher as rising consumer prices and industrial production reinforce faith in the U.S. economy's recovery.
U.S. stocks were mixed Wednesday even amid better-than-expected earnings from the banking sector.
Stock futures inch higher as Citigroup and Goldman Sachs join the series of banks that enjoyed a trading boost in the fourth quarter.
Citigroup reported fourth-quarter earnings that topped estimates. The company returned $4.7 billion of capital to shareholders during the quarter.