(RTTNews) – The developments in Washington might be the focus on Friday as the investors are looking ahead to a better economy.
Initial signs from the U.S. Futures point to a positive open for Wall Street.
Asian shares finished mostly higher, while European shares are trading up.
As of 8.10 am ET, the Dow futures were adding 111.00 points, the S&P 500 futures were up 14.75 points and the Nasdaq 100 futures were progressing 41.75 points.
The U.S. major averages all ended Thursday in positive territory. The Dow rose 122.05 points or 0.4 percent to 28,425.51, the Nasdaq climbed 56.38 points or 0.5 percent to 11,420.98 and the S&P 500 advanced 27.38 points or 0.8 percent to 3,446.83.
On the economic front, the Commerce Department’s Wholesale Inventories for August will be issued at 10.00 am ET. The consensus is for an increase of 0.5 percent, while it was down 0.3