European Markets are called to open positive this morning.
The Nikkei Index is trading higher in the current session.
U.S. stocks closed higher for a fourth consecutive day Thursday as bank stocks led the market higher following a coordinated effort by five central banks to help ward off a credit crisis in Europe.
Events this week
Friday: Shortly after the opening bell, the University of Michigan will put out its initial reading on consumer sentiment in September. Economists expect the figure to move slightly higher to 56.3 up from 55.7.