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Futures point to a triple-digit gain for the Dow after tentative deal to avoid government shutdown

“The trade dispute has already started to impact global growth, with investors worried a protracted dispute could soon severely hurt corporate earnings” writes Sam Meredith for cnbc.com. ET, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rose 156 points, indicating a positive open of more than 143 points.Market focus is largely attuned to global trade developments, with the U.S. and China trying to hammer out a deal before an early March deadline.Meanwhile, market sentiment got a boost amid news U.S. lawmakers had secured a tentative deal on border security funding on Monday.U.S. stock index futures were higher Tuesday morning, with market participants hopeful a fresh set of trade talks could help to resolve a dispute between the world’s two largest economies.
 
Source: cnbc.com



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