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Dow set to lead Wall Street higher on signs of thawing trade tensions

June 6, 2018

The Dow Jones Industrial Average could be ready to shake off sluggishness seen so far this week, with futures for the index pointing to a firmer start on Wednesday. Stocks were lifted by signs of easing trade tensions ahead of a major weekend gathering of global leaders.

Meanwhile, investor faith in technology stocks, which have led gains this week, doesn’t appear to be wavering, with the Nasdaq on track for a third record-setting session in a row.

On the economic beat, investors will get an update on the trade deficit ahead of the open.

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