U.S. stock futures moved higher in overnight trading and pointed to gains at the open on Wednesday after the S&P 500 closed lower for the first time in eight days.
Dow futures rose 70 points. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq-100 futures gained 0.27% and 0.5%, respectively.
After the bell on Tuesday, President Donald Trump said the U.S. government will purchase 100 million doses of Moderna’s experimental coronavirus vaccine, which is currently in late-stage human trials.
Earlier, former Vice President and presidential candidate Joe Biden announced Sen. Kamala Harris of California will join him on the Democratic ticket.
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