benzinga-U.S. stock futures traded higher in early pre-market trade, as Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi vowed to resign after a defeat in a referendum on constitutional reforms. New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley is set to speak in in New York at 8:30 a.m. ET, while Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans will speak in Chicago at 9:11 a.m. ET. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 72 points to 19,230.00, while the gained 7.50 points to 2,199.50. Futures for the Nasdaq 100 index surged 20.50 points to 4,759.00. Oil prices traded higher as Brent crude futures gained 0.44 percent to trade at $54.70 per barrel, while US WTI also rose 0.35 percent to trade at $51.86 a barrel. The Baker Hughes North American rig count report for the latest week November is schedule for release at 1:00 p.m. ET. A Peek Into Global Markets were higher today, with the Spanish Ibex Index rising 0.50 percent, STOXX Europe 600 Index climbing 0.63 percent and German DAX 30 index gaining 1.36 percent. The UK’s FTSE index was trading higher by 0.20 percent, while French CAC 40 Index climbed 1.01 percent. In Asian markets, fell 0.82 percent, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index declined 0.26 percent, China’s Shanghai Composite Index dipped 1.21 percent and India’s BSE Sensex gained 0.45 percent.for November is schedule for release at 9:45 a.m. ET. The ISM non-manufacturing index for November and the Labor Market Conditions Index for November will be released at 10:00 a.m. ET. St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard is set to speak at the Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School at 2:05 p.m. ET.