Dow futures rise, continuing volatile week on Wall Street


U.S. stock futures ticked higher in overnight trading and pointed to modest gains at the open Wednesday, following a weak session that snapped a three-day winning streak for markets. 

Fueling the volatility is uncertainty around a possible coronavirus treatment and vaccine and how economies will fare in reopening, from a health perspective.

Dow futures rose 168 points, implying a Wednesday opening gain of about 190 points. The futures contracts for the S&P 500 and Nasdaq also pointed to a positive open for the two indexes.

On Tuesday, stocks traded most of the day around the flatline until a report raised concerns about previously publicized trial results for Moderna’s potential…


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