Stock futures edged up Thursday evening on the heels of a choppy trading day.
Earlier, stocks closed out the regular session mixed, with the Dow falling for back-to-back sessions, and the Nasdaq rising for its fifth straight day as tech shares continued their run of outperformances. Information technology remains the top-performing sector in the S&P 500 so far in June with a month to date gain of more than 5%, and has outperformed for 2020 so far.
On Friday, stocks may see an additional uptick in volume – and potentially volatility – due to quadruple witching. The quarterly occurrence marks the date in which expirations for stock index futures and options, along with individual stock futures and options, occur simultaneously. Heightened volume tends to take