Stock futures higher as beaten down tech stocks rebound

While the Nasdaq dipped 13.74 points or 0.2 percent to 6,151.76, the Dow edged up 24.38 points or 0.1 percent to 21,384.28 and the S&P 500 crept up 0.69 points or less than a tenth of a percent to 2,433.15. Japan's Nikkei 225 Index climbed by 0.6 percent, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index jumped by 1.2 percent.

Apple and other big-name technology stocks got back to their winning ways Monday and helped drive USA indexes once again to record heights. Microsoft MSFT.O and Alphabet GOOGL.O were also up.

The financial sector.SPSY was also one of the benchmark's strongest gainers with a 0.9 percent rise after New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley, a close ally of Fed Chair Janet Yellen, said US inflation was a bit low but should rise alongside wages as the labor market continues to improve, allowing the USA central bank to continue gradually tightening monetary policy.Yellen's confidence as her team raised interest rates for the third time in six months last week surprised investors who had expected more caution about the economy following a set of weak US economic data."That was notable in supporting the financial sector which does well under the prospects of better economic conditions and a steeper yield curve", said Luschini.

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To see why, just look at a chart of the S&P 500, and compare that to what you see on a chart of the tech sector ETF (XLK), or the Nasdaq 100 ETF (QQQ).

Apple provided the biggest boost to the three major sectors.

The S&P's financial sector.SPSY was also one of the benchmark's strongest gainers with a 0.98 percent rise after New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley said US inflation was a bit low but should rise alongside wages as the labor market continues to improve, allowing the Fed to continue gradually tightening monetary policy. The S&P 500 Index (SPX) and Nasdaq Composite (COMP) joined in on the fun, as the SPX notched an all-time trading high, while the COMP logged its biggest percentage gain since November, after a rough couple of weeks.

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Yellen's confidence as her team raised interest rates for the third time in six months last week surprised investors who had expected more caution about the economy following a batch of weak USA economic data. "We suspect, an upholding of least one more rate hike will likely be supported", said aid Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at First Standard Financial in NY.

Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.19 percent.

Shares of Clovis Oncology soared 46.5 percent to $87.88 after late-stage data on its ovarian cancer drug.

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It was unclear whether the president was referring to Special Counsel Robert Mueller or Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . Meanwhile, Mueller has sought interviews with three Trump administration officials who weren't involved in Trump's campaign.

Advancing issues outnumbered decliners on the NYSE by 1,808 to 1,049. The Dow and S&P 500 were on track to secure all-new highs by market close.

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