U.S. stock futures were heading higher Wednesday morning, as China and the U.S. attempted to ease simmering tensions, a day before high-level trade takes are scheduled to commence.
Investors also will watch for minutes later this afternoon from the Fed’s policy gathering committee last month to gather clues on the outlook for interest rates.
Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 193 points, or 0.8%, at 26,334, those for the S&P 500 index gained 22.90 points to reach 2,915.50, rising 0.5%, while Nasdaq-100 futures advanced 70.25 points, or 0.9%, at 7,691.75.
On Tuesday, the Dow retreated 313.98 points, or 1.2%, to 26,164.04, while the S&P 500 index gave up 45.73 points, or 1.6%, to 2,893.06. The Nasdaq Composite Index retreated 132.52 points, or 1.7%, to finish at 7,865.
Source : Marketwatch