U.S. benchmark stock indexes looked likely to drift higher at Tuesday’s open, despite what is expected to be a seasonally challenging month for equities, following the best August returns in more than 30 years.
How are stock benchmarks performing?
Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average
were up 14 points at 28,430, a gain of less than 0.1%; those for the S&P 500 index
were trading 11.35 points higher, or 0.3%, at 3,510.25; while Nasdaq-100 futures