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Stock Futures Up On Shutdown Deal

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Published on February 12, 2019 - Duration: 00:41s

Stock Futures Up On Shutdown Deal

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures rose on Tuesday, as sentiment was lifted after lawmakers reached a tentative deal to avert another partial government shutdown and the United States and China expressed optimism about their ongoing trade talks.

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 8, 2019.

Boeing Inc and Caterpillar Inc were both up about 1 percent each, while chipmakers, which get a huge chunk of their revenue from China, also gained.

At 6:48 a.m.

With two-thirds of S&P 500 companies reporting, the fourth-quarter earnings season has entered the home stretch.

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