Futures on major U.S. stock indices point to a flat opening on Friday with futures on the S&P 500 down 0.01 percent, futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.04 percent and Nasdaq100 futures down 0.10 percent.
Stocks rose to fresh two-year high closing on Thursday, boosted by a drop in jobless claims and an optimistic forecast by FedEx Corp.
On the economic front, the Conference Board will release its November leading index after the markets open. Economists are forecasting that the index will rise 1.1 percent compared with a 0.5 percent gain in the previous month.
On the corporate front, shares of Oracle, Accenture and Research In Motion will be on focus after reporting better-than-expected quarterly earnings on late Thursday.
Accenture Plc. (NYSE:ACN) shares gained 2.89 percent to $48.02 in pre-market trading on Friday after reporting better-than-expected first-quarter earnings on late Thursday. Its first quarter net profit was $534.7 million or $0.81 per share, compared to $444.8 million or $0.67 per share in the year ago period.
Oracle Corp (NASDAQ:ORCL) advanced 4.13 percent to $31.52 in pre-market trading session on Friday after the company reported better-than-expected second quarter earnings. Its second quarter net income rose to $1.87 billion or $0.37 per share, up from $1.46 billion or $0.29 per share in the same period a year ago.
The euro advanced 0.73 percent to 1.3340 against the dollar and the yen gained 0.01 percent against the greenback.
Crude oil futures advanced 0.24 percent to $87.91/barrel and gold futures gained 0.41 percent.
European stock markets are currently trading mixed with FTSE 100 down by 2.15 points, DAX30 down by 0.47 points and CAC 40 up by 8.42 points.