What to watch today: Wall Street tries to build on recovery from last week

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BY THE NUMBERSU.S. stock futures were pointing to further gains at Tuesday's open as the Federal Reserve begins its two-day September meeting. Optimism toward a coronavirus vaccine sparked a broad market rally Monday after last week's declines. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 327 points or 1.2%. The 30-stock benchmark also closed higher Friday. (CNBC)The S&P 500 was up 1.3% on Monday. The Nasdaq, led by a bounce in tech stocks after last week's rout, was the big winner on the day, up 1.9%. Apple shares, which gained 3% on Monday, rose again in the premarket ahead of the tech giant's virtual product launch event Tuesday afternoon. After the stock market close, FedEx is set to report fiscal first-quarter earnings. (CNBC)* Here are two new health features Apple could ...read more...