Futures rise on optimism around Fed; FedEx results shine

Investing.com | Sep 16, 2020 at 2:00 AM
  • U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday as investors hoped for a pledge by the Federal Reserve to keep interest rates low for a prolonged period.
  • Apple Inc (O:AAPL) rose 0.7%, after ending the previous session just marginally higher.
  • Other tech-related stocks including Alphabet Inc (O:GOOGL), Amazon.com Inc (O:AMZN), Tesla Inc (O:TSLA) and Microsoft Corp (O:MSFT) gained between 0.6% and 1.0%.