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U.S. Stock Futures Edge Higher on Presidents Day Holiday

U.S. stock futures edged higher Monday, following the major indexes’ climb to close at record highs on Friday.

American markets are shut for the U.S. Presidents Day holiday.

Futures tied to the S&P 500 gained 0.3% and contracts on the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.4%. Changes in futures do not necessarily predict market moves after the markets open.

Overseas, European stocks climbed Monday for a three-session winning streak. The Stoxx Europe 600 added 0.6%. The U.K.’s FTSE 100 gained 0.9%.

Among individual stocks, EasyJet rose 2.7% for a two-day run of gains and John Wood Group jumped 3.1%.

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