U.S. stock markets are set to open higher Friday, with investors reveling in a combination of healthy corporate earnings, diminished external growth risks and healthy domestic economic data.
Futures for theS&P 500 were trading 8 points, or 0.3% to 3,324.62, higher by 11:55 AM ET (11:55 GMT), futures for the NASDAQ Composite were 34 points, or 0.4%, higher to 9,347, while the Dow Jones 30 futures contract was up 80 points, or 0.3% to 29,315.5.
On Thursday, the S&P 500 rose 0.8%, the Nasdaq Composite rose 1.1% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 0.9%. All three major averages ended the day in record territory, while a total of 64 S&P 500 components hit all-time highs.
Source : Investing.com