S&P futures down 0.2%, but still on track for a third straight week of gains following a four-week losing streak. Asian markets mixed overnight. China a standout, while Japan lagged, losing nearly 1%. European markets higher. Treasuries under pressure with bearish flattening move following the bullish steepening earlier this week. Dollar firmer vs yen but weaker vs euro. Gold up 0.2%. WTI crude up 0.5% after a big rally yesterday on geopolitical tensions.