U.S. stock index futures rose in volatile trading late Wednesday, suggesting further gains when markets reopen Thursday morning.

  • Dow Jones Industrial Average futures, 1.275% were up 200 points, or 1%, as of 8:30 p.m. Eastern, after swinging up and down a range of about 200 points.
  • S&P 500, 0.953% and Nasdaq-100 futures, 0.857% were each up around 0.7%.

Earlier Wednesday, the Dow DJIA, +2.39% logged its first back-to-back gains since February, though stocks fell toward the end of the session as a roadblock emerged concerning the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill in the Senate.

source: MarketWatch