Stock futures up in overnight trading as Wall Street looks to wrap up a record-setting week


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 Dow Jones Industrial Average futures gained 211 points. The S&P 500 futures and the Nasdaq 100 futures also traded in positive territory.

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…


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