Futures rise ahead of JPMorgan results, inflation data

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Reuters

(Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Wednesday ahead of quarterly results from JPMorgan which will kick off the corporate earnings season, with investors awaiting inflation data for clues on the future path of monetary policy. Mega-caps growth names including Facebook Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Google-parent Alphabet Microsoft Corp, and Tesla rose more than 0.5% each and led the gains in premarket trading. JPMorgan, down 0.1%, is set to issue its third-quarter results, with analysts expecting a strong profit as the U.S. economy recovers from the pandemic-induced shock. Wall Street en…

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