Greece's attempt at an economic recovery is losing steam, as European monetary officials concede the troubled nation will need more help.
Dodd-Frank dissenters aired their grievances about the Wall Street reform law at a conference in Los Angeles.
Chinese exports hit an all-time high as U.S.-Chinese talks begin their second and final day.
That strong trade data, coupled with Microsoft's big buy of Skype Technologies, could drive a strong day for the stock market.
More middle-class families find themselves in need of help to ensure they have enough to eat.