US stock index futures rose slightly on Wednesday after stocks closed sharply higher earlier today. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures
were up 90 points, or 0.4%, while the S&P 500 futures
forward and Nasdaq-100
also increased slightly. Stocks on Wednesday rallied to investors’ hopes for more support from the Fed and the potential for a faster than expected return from containment measures put in place to slow the spread of COVID-19. The Dow
closed almost 800 points.