S&P 500 Futures Ascend in Pre-Market Trading; Viking Therapeutics and Reddit Take the Lead

S&P 500 Futures Ascend in Pre-Market Trading; Viking Therapeutics and Reddit Take the Lead

With U.S. stock markets set to open in two hours, Viking Therapeutics Inc. (VKTX) was up 13.9% in pre-market trading, and Reddit Inc. (RDDT) was up 5.7%.

AppFolio Inc. (APPF), Seagate Technology Holdings PLC (STX), and Leonardo DRS Inc. (DRS) were all posting gains of at least 4%. In early trading, Gartner Inc. (IT) and M&T Bank Corp. (MTB) had posted declines, falling 3.9% and 3.7%, respectively.

Meanwhile…

With U.S. stock markets set to open in two hours,

Viking Therapeutics Inc.

(VKTX) was up 13.9% in pre-market trading, and

Reddit Inc.

(RDDT) was up 5.7%.

AppFolio Inc.

(APPF),

Seagate Technology Holdings PLC

(STX), and

Leonardo DRS Inc.

(DRS) were all posting gains of at least 4%. In early trading,

Gartner Inc.

(IT) and

M&T Bank Corp.

(MTB) had posted declines, falling 3.9% and 3.7%, respectively.

Meanwhile

S&P 500 futures

were up 0.38%, with

futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average

rising 0.23%.

The Cboe Volatility Index

futures were down 1.03%.

In commodities news,

Brent crude oil futures

were up 0.09%, while

gold futures

were up 0.98%.


Bitcoin

was down 0.41% to $70,719.

The

10-Year Treasury yield

fell to 4.241%.

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In the previous regular trading session, the


S&P 500

and the


Dow

were down 0.31% and 0.41%, respectively. Stocks in Asia were mixed overnight, with Japan’s


NIKKEI 225 Index

down 0.04% and China’s


Shanghai Composite Index

up 0.17%.

In afternoon trading, stocks in Europe are mixed, with the


STOXX Europe 600 Index

climbing 0.10% and the


FTSE 100 Index

declining 0.03% from the previous close.

U.S. stock markets open for trading at 9:30 a.m. ET. For regular updates on the trading day, visit Barron’s.

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