Market Snapshot: Dow clings to slight gain as Home Depot’s stock weighs

  • S&P 500 futures up 0.3%
  • Trump plans new sanctions on Iran
  • Casino operator Caesars Entertainment agrees to $8.6 billion buyout by Eldorado

Stock-index futures pointed to a higher start for Wall Street Monday, building on the previous week’s gains, as investors look ahead to meeting later this week between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping, while also tracking tensions between the U.S. and Iran.

Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average YMU19, +0.20% rose 62 points, or 0.2%, to 26,759, while S&P 500 futures ESU19, +0.18% were up 7.4 points, or 0.3%, to 2,958. Nasdaq-100 NQU19, +0.25% gained 27.5 points, or 0.4%, to 7,779.

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