This is what you need to know on Friday


This is what you need to know on Friday European stocks opened mixed as currency gains offset a boost from China's stronger-than-expected import data China‘s trade surplus with America was lifted past $28 billion after the country's September U.S. exports surged to a record high Samsung‘s Electronics CEO Kwon Oh-Hyun has stepped down after three decades to make room for “young” new leadership Oil prices rise as investors digest the data from China and await a speech from President Trump on Iran Wall Street is set to call modestly higher ahead of key inflation data and bank earnings