Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
U.S. stock futures were steady in early morning trading Monday as investors digested the S&P 500’s record level heading into a week with a key Federal Reserve meeting.
Dow futures rose 18 points. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 futures both traded in mildly positive territory.
The Fed’s two-day policy meeting will likely dominate investor behavior this week. Although the central bank is not expected to take any action, its forecasts for interest rates, inflation and the economy could move the markets.
Fed Chairman Jerome Powell speaks to the press after the central bank issues its statement at 2 p.m. ET on Wednesday. He is…