Dow and S&P 500 close to fresh all-time highs ahead of U.S. retail-sales

MarketWatch | Sep 13, 2019 at 12:03 PM
  • Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average YMU19, +0.41% were up 117 points, or 0.4%, at 27,301, those for the S&P 500 index ESU19, +0.31% were up 9.05 points, or 0.3%, at 3,022,75, while Nasdaq-100 futures NQU19, +0.30% were 23.50 points higher at 7,966, a rise of 0.3%.
  • The Nasdaq ended the day 1.6% from its all-time closing high.
  • A report on U.S. retail sales due at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time could help to cement — or deflate — a cautious optimism that has overtaken Wall Street in recent days.