Wall Street set for a higher open ahead of stress test results

U.S. stock futures were pointing to yet another higher open on Wall Street Thursday morning ahead of the stress test results. Investors were reassured by Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner who said no banks at risk of insolvency and by more leaks that verified most of what was expected. As investors digest General Motors (GM) first quarter big loss, they also focus on chain store sales.

More here: Before the bell: Wall Street poised for a higher start ahead of stress test
Read Full Story

Markets

DJIA 24,547.75 177.65 0.73%
NASDAQ 7,124.64 40.17 0.57%
NIKKEI 225 20,666.07 263.80 1.29%
DAX 11,152.40 233.78 2.14%
HANG SENG 27,090.81 335.18 1.25%
USD (per EUR) 1.14 0.00 -0.22%
JPY (per USD) 109.64 0.50 0.45%
GBP (per USD) 1.29 -0.01 -0.63%
USD (per CHF) 0.99 0.00 0.10%