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Dow futures shoot higher after Wall Street’s latest rally – MarketWatch

U.S. stock index futures gained late Wednesday, after benchmark indexes surged forward in regular trading. As of midnight Eastern, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures

were up about 100 points, or 0.4%, while S&P 500 futures

were flat and Nasdaq-100 futures

fell after word of an upcoming executive order by President Donald Trump against social-media companies. Stocks jumped Wednesday despite rising tensions between the U.S. and China, as the U.S. and European countries continued to gradually reopen from pandemic-related shutdowns. The Dow

advanced 553.16 points, or 2.2%, to close at 25,548.27, while the S&P 500

rose 44.36 points, or 1.5%, ending at 3,036.13. The Nasdaq Composite

gained 72.14 points, or 0.8%, to close at 9,412.36, staging its biggest intraday percentage comeback since Feb. 28, according to Dow Jones Market Data.

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