People walk by the New York Stock Exchange on April 15, 2021 in New York City.
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Futures contracts tied to the major U.S. stock indexes inched higher at the start of overnight trading Wednesday after both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite closed at records.
Contracts tied to the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 both ticked north of their respective flatlines with gains of less than 0.1%. Dow futures rose 20 points.
The moves in futures came after a positive regular session for U.S. markets.
The S&P 500 rose 0.3% to an all-time high of 4,358.13, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 104.42 points to 34,681.79. The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite closed just above…