Stocks were poised for a slightly higher open in Monday after negotiations over the weekend on Capitol Hill resulted in a spending bill that will keep the government open through September.
Dow Jones industrial average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures all showed gains of around 0.2% in early trade in the premarket
European markets were closed, along with most Asian markets for the international Labor Day holiday.
After soaring nearly 13% last week on a big earnings beat, shares of Twitter (TWTR) were strong again early Monday, up another 3% before the opening bell on the stock market today, on news it’s teaming up with Bloomberg to stream news.
Meanwhile, ahead of its earnings report before the open, Insperity (NSP) raised its quarterly dividend by 20% to 30 cents a share.
Insperity shows four straight quarters of double-digit earnings and sales growth. Shares were volatile Friday after a recent low-volume breakout from a flat base with a 90.65 buy point.
WTI crude oil for June delivery was recently trading around $49.09 a barrel, down 0.5%. The 10-year Treasury yield was recently at 2.30%, up 2 basis points.