S&P futures up 0.3% after US equities finished mostly lower in quiet trading in prior session as cyclicals tended to lag. Asian markets mostly lower overnight, though pullback was limited and China eked out a gain. European markets seeing solid gains. Treasuries firmer with some curve steepening. Dollar a bit weaker on the major crosses. Gold up 0.3%. WTI crude up over 4% after losing 4% in prior session on bearish inventory data.