Futures tied to major U.S. equity benchmarks rose in overnight trading on Thursday as Wall Street attempts to build on its record-breaking rally.
The S&P 500 reached a new all-time high for a fifth day in a row on Thursday, and briefly topped 3,500 for the first time ever. The Dow gained 160 points for its fifth positive day in six. The Nasdaq underperformed with a 0.3% loss, led by declines in Apple and Amazon.
The 30-stock average briefly wiped out its 2020 losses during Thursday’s session and is now just down 0.1% for the year.
Stocks got a boost…