Stock futures were little changed in overnight trading, pointing to a relatively flat open on Thursday. The Dow was set to gain 49 points, while the S&P 500 was slated for a 0.2% rise. The Nasdaq-100 was unchanged.
Stocks surged on Wednesday, with the major averages spending the entire session in the green, fueled in part by Sen. Bernie Sanders dropping out of the presidential race, as well as hopes that the coronavirus outbreak may soon turn a corner.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 779.71 points, or 3.4%, to close at 23,433.57. It was the first time the 30-stock index closed above since 23,000 since March 13. The S&P 500 climbed 3.4% to 2,749.98 while the Nasdaq Composite…