Regeneron, JPMorgan, Domino’s Pizza: 5 Things You Must Know

Here are five things you must know for Thursday, Oct. 8:

1. — Stock Futures Rise on Stimulus Optimism

Stock futures rose Thursday as Wall Street grew more optimistic lawmakers could secure further fiscal stimulus for the U.S. economy even if it comes in the form of smaller relief bills.

Contracts linked to the Dow Jones Industrial Average were up 114 points, S&P 500 futures gained 14 points and Nasdaq futures rose 66 points.

Stocks finished sharply higher Wednesday after President Donald Trump said he would consider alternative aid measures such as a new round of stimulus checks, the Paycheck Protection Program and support for airlines. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi also signaled support for a standalone airline stimulus bill.

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