Retail sales, import and export price indexes are due out at 8:30 a.m. ET, followed by industrial production figures at 9:15 a.m. ET and consumer sentiment and business inventories at 10 a.m. ET. No auctions are set to take place by the U.S. Treasury on Friday. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was higher at around 2.984 percent at 5:35 a.m. ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was in the black at 3.117 percent.