U.S. stock-index futures drifted higher Tuesday as investors continued to dig into corporate earnings while awaiting President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address in the evening.
Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 80 points, or 0.3%, to 25,268, while S&P 500 futures rose 5.05 points, or 0.2%, to 2,726.50. Nasdaq-100 were 19 points higher at 6,956.50, up 0.3%.
Stocks ended higher Monday, led by tech shares. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended with gain of 175.48 points, or 0.7%, at 25,239.37, while the S&P 500 advanced 18.34 points, or 0.7%, to 2,724.84. The Nasdaq Composite rose 83.67 points, or 1.2%, to end at 7,347.54, leaving the tech-heavy index less than 1.4% away from exiting bear-market territory. Monday’s gains marked a four-day winning streak for the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq.
Source : Market Watch