US stock futures edged up Thursday, signaling the S&P 500 could gain for a fourth session in a row.
Investors are due to get a key reading on inflation, as well as a fresh figure for jobless claims. Foreign central banks and Hurricane Florence also are likely to spark market moves.
Dow Jones Industrial Average futures tacked on 14 points, or 0.1% to 26,028, while S&P 500 futures added 1.35 points, or 0.1%, to 2,889.75. Nasdaq-100 futures rose by 7 points, or 0.1%, to 7,492.75.
On Wednesday, the Dow closed up by 0.1% and the S&P 500 gained less than 0.1%. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite fell 0.2%, as Apple Inc. shares lost 1.2% after the company unveiled new iPhones.
The Dow has risen for two days in a row, while the S&P has finished higher for three straight sessions. The three gauges have notched year-to-date gains of 5.2% to 15%, as of Wednesday’s close.
Source : Marketwatch