Stock futures rise slightly following Thursday’s wild ride


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U.S. stock futures opened higher on Thursday night after a volatile session in which the recent tech sell-off resumed.

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up by 76 points, or 0.3%. S&P 500 futures gained 0.3% along with Nasdaq 100 futures. 

The Dow ended the regular session down more than 1% along with the S&P 500. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 2%. All three of the major indexes had popped before closing lower.

That whipsaw action came as tech — the best-performing market sector year to date — continued its recent downward trend. Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Alphabet and Microsoft all closed…


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