Futures rise after S&P 500 hits fresh record


U.S. stock futures moved higher in overnight trading on Thursday after the S&P 500 notched a fresh record in the regular session.

Dow futures rose about 65 points. S&P 500 futures gained 0.25% and Nasdaq 100 futures rose 0.35%.

The major averages rose on Thursday, bolstered by gains in technology stocks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 57 points, helped by a near-2% gain in Apple’s stock.

The S&P 500 climbed 0.42% and closed at a record high for the second day in a row.

The Nasdaq Composite was the relative outperformer, gaining more than 1% as Amazon, Netflix, Microsoft and Google-parent Alphabet all closed higher.

Investors largely shrugged off an unexpected jump in jobless claims…


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