Stock futures rise after Trump’s motorcade appears


Stock futures rose on Sunday night in overnight trading soon after President TrumpDonald John Trump Jaime Harrison Debates Graham Behind Plexiglas Shield Doctors, White House Staff Offer Conflicting Messages About President Trump’s Health Having Received Second Dose Of Remdesivir “No Complication”, “Not Yet Out of the Woods” , says Conley MORE made an appearance in a procession outside the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center where he is recovering from the coronavirus.Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 150 points, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures both rose about 0.5%.

President Trump tweeted a video earlier on Sunday, saying he “received excellent reports from doctors.” He then waved to supporters outside the hospital on a brief outing in a procession with the Secret Service.

In response to a tweet asking why Trump, while sick with COVID-19, would be leaving the hospital, Kai Ryssdal of Marketplace tweeted: “Because futures start trading at 6 p.m. PT. East Coast. “

The market has been increasingly volatile in recent months amid election talks, debate on Capitol Hill over an upcoming COVID-19 stimulus package and a pandemic that shows no signs of abating.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened on Friday, following Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis, with a loss of about 400 points, down 1.4%. The S&P 500 index fell 1.6% and the Nasdaq composite fell 2%.


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