Market Snapshot: U.S. stock futures edge higher with traders on Independence Day break

U.S. stock futures inched up Tuesday, as traders focused on Independence Day celebrations rather than making big bets.

American stock exchanges and the bond market are closed for the holiday, after trading hours were shortened Monday.

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S&P 500 futures ESU7, +0.02% rose by 4.50 points, or 0.2%, to 2,429.50, while Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YMU7, -0.01% gained 10 points, or less than 0.1%, to 21,446.00, after the S&P SPX, +0.23% and Dow DJIA, +0.61% scored modest gains in Monday’s session.

Futures for the tech-heavy Nasdaq-100 NQU7, -0.10% tacked on 22.25 points, or 0.4%, to 5,611.50, after the Nasdaq Composite COMP, -0.49% bucked Monday’s positive trend and dropped 0.5% for that session.

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