Monday, December 8, 2008

U.S. stock futures rise on car, infrastructure plans

From MarketWatch:
U.S. stock-market futures on Monday pointed to an extension of the previous session's rally, rising after lawmakers reportedly agreed on the outline of a deal to rescue the auto industry and President-elect Barack Obama pledged massive new infrastructure investment....MORE
And from BloggingStocks:

Before the bell: Stocks to surge on Big 3 bailout, Obama's stimulus plans

U.S. stock futures were much higher early Friday [sic] morning, indicating stock markets might continue Friday's rally. Investors are encouraged by the progress made to put forth a bailout plan for the Big Three automakers and from President-elect Barack Obama's stimulus plan that includes massive new infrastructure investment, energy programs, and school construction projects....MORE