Stocks are slightly lower on Tuesday as oil prices fall.
Stock futures edge higher on Tuesday as Apple climbs in premarket trading after assurances its Apple Watch was performing well in sales ahead of Christmas.
Early stage M&A activity is increasing at the slowest rate in more than two years.
Sorry dealmakers and investment bankers. The record 2015 for global M&A belies uneven prospects for the coming year, said Matt Porzio, Vice President of M&A Strategy at IntraLinks (IL).