Market Snapshot: Dow poised for another win as sunny mood refuses to fade

U.S. stocks looked set to take another stab at a record closing high on Tuesday as investors stayed optimistic ahead of productivity figures and other fresh economic data.

Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average YMU6, +0.09% rose 27 points, or 0.2% to 18,487, while those for the S&P 500 index ESU6, +0.06% tacked on 3 points, or 0.1%, to 2,178.50. Futures for the Nasdaq-100 index NQU6, +0.11% gained 8.75 points, or 0.2%, to 4,788.

The small premarket gains came after a choppy session on Monday, when the S&P 500 index SPX, -0.09% and Dow average DJIA, -0.08% both hit intraday highs during the trading session.

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