From MarketWatch's "U.S. stock futures hold steady as shortened session, as Black Friday kicks off holiday shopping season" posted early Friday:
U.S. stock futures were indicating a mostly flat start in a shortened session for Wall Street on Friday. Attention is expected to focus on the start of the holiday shopping season and whether consumer resilience is holding up...
Investors are clinging to hopes that the Fed will pivot, or turn towards a less aggressive pace of rate hikes, amid concerns the economy is facing a tough 2023.
There is no data planned for Friday, which will mark a shortened session for Wall Street, with trading ending at 1 p.m. Eastern. But investors are facing a busy week ahead, with a large batch of data including third-quarter gross domestic product, the Fed's favored inflation gauge, the PCE price index, home prices, manufacturing updates and November payrolls data.
Charts: Yahoo!Finance sees a bullish triple-moving-average-crossover pattern. Max stays at $148 with the same call mountain at $160 and put peak at $145.