US futures are higher this morning as investors await comments out of Jackson Hole. ECB President Draghi and Fed Chair Yellen are expected to speak later today from the monetary policy symposium. In economic data, durable goods fell 6.8% last month compared to estimates of a 6% drop. This drop is the most in 3 years as transportation equipment fell sharply. Markets in Asia closed higher with the Shanghai index leading the way. European markets are trading higher with the FTSE leading the way.