Here's the five most important things you need to know in the financial markets on Wednesday, February 27
1. Trump, Kim is meeting in Vietnam.
Start of U.S. President Donald Trump and the leader of North Korean Kim Jong-Un's summit is the second in less than a year when they meet in the Vietnamese capital, where U.S. side to take concrete steps by North Korea to dismantle the program, its nuclear weapons.
The White House said that Trump will meet Kim at the Hotel "Metropol" which takes place in the era of Hanoi, French colonial and lasts for 20 minutes in one interview before the dinner is scheduled that lasts more than an hour and a half.
Before the leaders 'meeting, Trump said North Korea could be "prosperous" like Vietnam if its nuclear weapons were disarmed, adding that the potential was"remarkable".
2. Paul again at Capitol Hill.
Investors look to emerge for the second time from the Fed Chairman Jerome Powell, after the statements he made on Tuesday reinforced views about the central bank have turned to the approach of "more patient" monetary policy.
Is scheduled to testify before the committee on financial services in the House of Representatives at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
On her first day, in testimony before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, described the Powell economic outlook for the United States as "generally favorable" but is facing challenges from the outside.
Along with Paul's testimony, there are outstanding home sales data for January as well as factory applications for December, both due at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (15:00 GMT).
The US dollar index, which measures the strength of the dollar against a basket of six major currencies, has changed little, near its lowest level since early February, when 95.85 by 5:40 Eastern Time (10:40 GMT).
3. United States forward point to lower opening
Futures indicated stocks of America to open low, as investors look to a summit between President Trump and Kim Jong-Un and another day of testimony of Jerome Powell.
Fell futures for the Dow rose 75 points, or about 0.3%, The fell futures S & P 500 fell 7 points, or approximately 0.25%, while futures Nasdaq-100 professional heavy duty refers to a decrease of 16 points, or about 0.2%.
In earnings, Lowe (NYSE: LOW), Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) and TJX announced (NYSE: TJX announced), Campbell Soup (NYSE: CPB), the Square (NYSE: SQ), Fitbit (NYSE: FIT), Box (NYSE) : the BOX), and Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) are among some of the big companies due to the deployment of the latest its figures quarterly.
Elsewhere, European stocks were low, the available Series wins over the three days, with all the exchanges coming in the red zone. The FTSE 100 index in London was the worst, down about 0.8 percent.
Earlier, closed Asian stocks were mixed, with disturbed feelings of growing tensions between India and Pakistan armed with nuclear.
4. EIA weekly report on oil supplies
In commodity markets, will the US Energy Information Administration its weekly report on oil supplies for the week ending February 22, 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time (15:30 GMT).
Analysts expect the Energy Information Agency to report gains of about 2.8 million barrels in the crude oil supply. If this is confirmed , this will be the sixth consecutive weekly construction in local oil stocks.
Prices rose contracts futures for WTI 68 cents or 1.2% to 56.18 per barrel.
The prices for Oil Futures Brent crude 65.88 per barrel, up 51 cents, or 0.7%.
5. The debate on Brexit continues in Parliament.
To return to Europe, will be British Prime Minister Theresa May update the parliament on progress towards securing agreement Brexit, which gives lawmakers the opportunity to improve her style and to vote on the alternatives.
The debate is scheduled to begin at approximately 8 a.m. Eastern Time (13:00 GMT).
You may wish to negotiate changes in the deal departure to which they agreed with the European Union last year promised to bring it back for approval in Parliament by March 12 at the latest.
She looks forward to postpone the moment of reckoning in the Legislative Council deeply divided promising legislators they will give the opportunity next month to disrupt the Brexit non Agreement and delay the day of Britain's exit in case of refusal to consent.
The pound rose 0.2% to reach the highest level in five months of 1.3287 against the dollar (GBP / USD). It has also been trading the British currency close to its highest level in 21 months versus the euro (EUR / GBP).