US stock-index futures moved modestly higher on Friday, with major benchmarks set to deliver solid gains for the week and the S&P 500 within striking distance of record territory.
Investors will get an update on retail sales and consumer sentiment, and hear from a couple of Federal Reserve speakers. Markets will also watch for updates on Hurricane Florence, which was already causing havoc on and around the Carolinas coastline.
Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rose 28 points, or 0.1%, to 26,213, while S&P 500 futures added 3.7 points, or 0.1%, to 2,914. Stronger gains were seen for Nasdaq-100 futures up 25 points, or 0.3%, to 7,618.
Source : Marketwatch