Market Snapshot: U.S. stock futures rise as traders, but not trade tensions, take a break

U.S. stock futures were moving higher Wednesday in a holiday-shortened session, though losses across other global markets due to trade tensions could make those gains tough to hang onto.

American stock markets and the bond market are shut for the Independence Day holiday, and there are no economic releases expected, as federal agencies are closed. Volumes may be lower than usual for futures trading, as well.

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What are markets doing?

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YMU8, +0.25% rose 64 points, or 0.3%, to 24,277, while S&P 500 futures ESU8, +0.28% added 8.45 points, or 0.3%, to 2,722.

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