US. Stock index futures were slightly higher on Wednesday mornings, because traders eagerly awaited the Federal Reserve's latest monetary policy decisions.
Complicated questions to the central bank, President Donald Trump warned Tuesday that it must be careful not to "make another mistake", while a Wall Street Journal editorial also demanded a break.
Yet, market participants still expect the Fed to announce a quarterly increase on Wednesday.
On the data front, investors are likely to monitor the third quarter current account numbers around 8:30 ET, with existing home sales for November due to be released later in the session.
In Cor porous news, General Mills and Winnebago are scheduled to release their last quarterly winnings just before the opening bell.