2. Alibaba (BABA) - Get Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Sponsored ADR Report inked a deal with Ford to use its online retail arm to sell Ford cars in China.
5. Investors expect earnings from Dollar General (DG) - Get Dollar General Corporation Report , Ciena (CIEN) - Get Ciena Corporation Report and United Natural Foods (UNFI) - Get United Natural Foods, Inc. Report .
6. Futures point higher as investors tweak their portfolios ahead of year's end.
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