RegMed Daily, Pre-Open, 1/17/12, futures to open up with a bang
The stock market was set to return from the long holiday weekend with a bang, as upbeat data fromChina boosted equity-index futures ahead of Tuesday’s opening bell.
Futures on the Dow were up to triple-digit highs. Futures on the S&P’s 500 index climbed while the NASDAQ was up dramatically (20 points).
EU stocks rise for a second session, as better-than-expected growth data from China and positive economic news from Germany inspire an asset rally in Europe. Asian markets jump, with commodity-linked stocks particularly upbeat after Chinese economic expansion.