Stocks set for a higher start after Ford's beat; investors await stress test data

U.S. stock futures were higher Friday morning, indicating Wall Street could climb at the opening bell, following Ford Motor Co.'s (F) much better than expected results. Investors today also await the Treasury Department revealing of stress test methodology details and the G-7 finance ministers meeting hosted by Geithner. Some economic data on housing and durable goods is also scheduled for this morning.

More details here: Before the bell: Stocks look for direction as Ford beats, ahead of stress-test data


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