5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday

SectorFinancial Markets
CountryMiddle east

1. Wall Street set to rise as investors monitor chances for additional coronavirus stimulusA person walks in front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in lower Manhattan on September 21, 2020 in New York City.Spencer Platt | Getty ImagesWall Street was set to open higher Monday, with Nasdaq futures up over 1% after the tech-heavy index soared almost 4.6% last week for its best weekly performance since July. Friday's gains also capped a 3.8% weekly advance for the S&P 500, also its best week since July. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped nearly 3.3% last week for its best weekly gain since August. Stocks were supported last week by hopes for additional coronavirus stimulus.The White House on Friday increased its offer to $1.8 trillion. Nearly double its original proposal ...read more...