FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, file photo, specialist Michel Pistillo works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock futures are mixed with a confrontation over the ... more 
FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, file photo, specialist Michel Pistillo works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock futures are mixed with a confrontation over the budget looming. Investors are also getting a better gauge of the housing market Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, with a pair of earnings releases, as well as July pricing data from S&P/Case-Shiller and the Federal Housing Finance Agency. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Richard Drew, File
Tue, Sep 24, 2013 12:43 PM EDT