US Stock Futures Firm Up as North Korea Keeps Its Cool

U.S. stock futures indicated a slightly firmer start on Friday, with some calm returning to the market after a week of geopolitical jitters, as North Korea made a restrained response to the U.S. withdrawal from a planned summit.

Attention is expected to return to the U.S. economy, as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and other central bank officials are in line to speak. Updates on durable goods orders and consumer sentiment are also on deck.

Markets will be shut on Monday in observance of the Memorial Day holiday, which may keep trading volumes lighter than normal.

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rose 25 points, or 0.1%, to 24,826, while S&P 500 Index futures added 1.9 points to 2,729.50. Nasdaq-100 climbed 14.5 points, or 0.2%, to 6,972.

On Thursday, the Dow finished down 0.3% to 24,811.75, shaking off a loss of as much as 280.91 points earlier. The S&P 500 fell 0.2%, and the Nasdaq Composite Index closed less than 0.1% lower at 7,424.43.

As of Thursday, major indexes were looking at mostly modest weekly gains 0.4% for the Dow, 0.6% for the S&P 500 and close to 1% for the Nasdaq Composite.

Source : Marketwatch

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US Stock Futures Look Hemmed in as North Korea Gloom Offsets Dovish Fed

US stock futures mostly showed little change early Thursday, as worries about North Korea appeared to offset a Federal Reserve release that was viewed as dovish.

Traders are bracing for readings on home sales and jobless claims, along with more corporate earnings reports.

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures inched up by 6 points, or less than 0.1%, to 24,865, while S&P 500 futures edged higher by 2.30 points, or less than 0.1%, to 2,733. Nasdaq-100 futures showed a little more life, rising by 14 points, or 0.2%, to 6,971.

On Wednesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 0.2% at 24,886.81. The S&P 500 rose 0.3% to 2,733.29, and the Nasdaq Composite Index advanced 0.6% to 7,425.96.

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Stock market clings to gains as investors brace for ‘rocky’ trading

U.S. stocks were mostly higher on Tuesday afternoon, as investors remained cautious about trade tensions between the U.S. and China despite recent signs of easing on both sides.

The S&P 500 rose 5 points, or 0.2%, to 2,737 with eight of its 11 main sectors trading higher. Financials and telecoms were leading the gains, up about 1%.

The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 12 points, or 0.2%, to 7,405.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average retreated, to trade 22 points, or 0.2%, lower at 24,991.

The small-cap benchmark Russell 2000 index added 1 points to 1,638 after scoring its latest in a series of records on Monday.

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