Global markets remained relatively buoyant during the outage caused by the hurricane and rose again Wednesday on strong airlines earnings from Europe and a strong quarter from Mazda in Asia.
Dow Jones industrial futures are up 55 points to 13,109. The broader S&P futures have tacked on 9.1 points to 1,416.70. Nasdaq futures are up 12.25 points to 2,671.25.
Corporate earnings coming out Wednesday include General Motors, MasterCard and Visa. Dozens of quarterly reports which had been postponed will be arriving over the next two days.
The government releases its comprehensive jobs report for October at the end of the week.