What to watch, courtesy of Yahoo! Finance's Elizabeth Trotta:
Global stocks are lower and U.S. futures are pointing to losses Friday as world finance leaders prepare to meet and markets digest speeches from President Obama and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.
* President Barack Obama announced a $447 billion plan to stimulate job creation in a joint address to Congress Thursday evening.
* Finance chiefs from the Group of Seven industrialized nations meet Friday under heavy pressure amid Europe's debt crisis and world economic uncertainty.
* Bank of America officials have discussed cutting 40,000 jobs in the first wave of restructuring, the Wall Street Journal reported.
10 a.m.: Wholesale inventories