S&P Futures Flat Ahead Of Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Announcement

futures were flat on Wednesday, as investors awaited details of how President Joe Biden would fund a massive infrastructure plan, while Wall Street headed for its fourth straight quarterly gain on signs of a strong economic rebound.

The $3 trillion-$4 trillion package will target traditional projects like roads and bridges alongside investments in the electric vehicle market.

The size and scale of the proposal as well as the question of how it would be paid for is likely to set the stage for the next partisan clash in Congress.

Unprecedented stimulus and a swift vaccine rollout in the United States have helped the and the hit record closing highs last week.

The US bond yield rising to 14-month highs hurt high-flying tech names, keeping the 7.5% from its all-time peak.

At 06:29 a.m. ET, were down 43 points, or 0.13%, and S&P 500 E-minis were up 1.25 points, or 0.03%.

were up 68.5 points, or 0.53%, as Apple (NASDAQ:) rose 1.6% after brokerage UBS upgraded the stock to “buy” on stable long-term demand for iPhones with better authorized service providers.

GameStop (NYSE:) is under the spotlight again. The retailer’s shares were red hot on Tuesday and climbed as much as 12.7% in late afternoon trading. At the end of the article, today’s video is dedicated to the near-term outlook of the company.

After leading Wall Street’s rally from the coronavirus-lows of last year, the NASDAQ’s 1.2% gain has lagged the S&P 500 and the Dow this quarter as investors swapped growth-oriented stocks with underpriced shares deemed to benefit most from an economic rebound.

Later in the day, private payrolls data for March, a precursor to the more comprehensive monthly jobs report on Friday, will give investors a reading on the state of the labor market.

Sourxe: Reuters

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