Over the course of December, the main U.S. stock market indexes have risen by 2% to 3%. This caps off a record-setting year that saw the Nasdaq surge nearly 40% to hit a 13-year high, while the Dow and S&P 500 both hit record highs.
Shares for Hertz(HTZ) jumped in premarket trading after the car rental company announced measures to limit the amount of shares held by individual investors, to prevent any one investor or group from gaining control of the company.
There are a few economic data releases that could influence market sentiment in the day ahead.
The latest edition of the Case-Shiller 20-city home price index will be released at 9 a.m. ET Tuesday. At 10 a.m., the Conference Board will release its monthly consumer confidence index.