Early on Thursday, the Dow Jones futures, S&P 500 futures, and Nasdaq futures all saw a small increase.
This morning, all eyes will be on the September CPI inflation report.
The producer price index and the Fed minutes had little impact on the stock market on Wednesday, which was relatively quiet ahead of Thursday's consumer price index.
The major indices are very near their bear market lows, despite Wednesday's small decline.
But at least they didn't make the same error again by gaining momentum on Fed-critical economic data.
Investors ought to stay out of the market. Even the strongest stocks struggle to stay afloat and might easily sink.