Stock Futures Waver After Major Indexes Close at Record Highs

SourceThe Wall Street Journal
SectorFinancial Markets
CountryMiddle east

Feb. 9, 2021 3:41 am ET U.S. stock futures were muted Tuesday, suggesting that the major stock indexes may take a breather after closing at record highs. Futures tied to the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average were largely flat, while contracts on the tech-heavy Nasdaq-100 index ticked down 0.1%.

The yield on 10-year U.S. Treasurys slipped to 1.164%, from 1.159% on Monday. Bond prices and yields move in opposite directions. House Democrats led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) are forging ahead with a coronavirus-relief spending plan. Photo: Stefani Reynolds - Pool Via Cnp/Zuma Press House Democrats released the biggest piece of their coronavirus relief bill late Monday. They are offering a measure that would extend a $400-a-week unemployment insurance payment through Aug. 29 and send $1,400 per-person payments to most households without lowering the income thresholds more...