Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.(Photo: Spencer Platt, Getty)
LONDON -- U.S. stock futures were diverging in early market action Monday.
Dow Jones Industrial Average index was trading up around 0.1% at
13,355, Standard & Poor's 500 index futures were off 0.1% at 1,456
and Nasdaq-100 futures were trading down 0.01% at 2,712.
week, the S&P 500 stock index closed out the trading week at
1,466.47, its highest finish since December 2007. The Dow and the Nasdaq
also saw gains, albeit more modest ones, as markets stepped higher in
the wake of a last-minute deal in Washington to avert the so-called
For the week, the S&P gained 4.6%, the Dow rose 3.8% and the Nasdaq composite advanced 4.6%.
slipped in European trading on Monday and benchmarks in Asia also were
on their way down following a strong start to the 2013 trading year.