Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Uber, Dave & Buster’s: What to Watch When the Stock Market Opens Today

SourceThe Wall Street Journal
SectorFinancial Markets
CountryMiddle east

Stock futures are quiet, a day after the S&P 500 notched its 27th record close of the year amid the push-pull of rising inflation versus a healing job market. Here’s what we’re watching ahead of Friday’s trading start.

Futures tied to the S&P 500 wavered between gains and losses. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures edged up less than 0.1% Friday, suggesting that the blue-chips index will end the week lower.

Contracts tied to the Nasdaq-100 were flat Friday, indicating muted moves in large technology stocks at the market open.

Still, the gauge is poised to close out a fourth week of gains.

The latest stocks to join the meme-stock frenzy,

Clover Health,

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