U.S. stock-index futures rose, indicating that the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index will climb for a third day, as Yahoo! Inc. led gains by technology companies after earnings topped estimates.
Yahoo rallied 7.5 percent after saying sales surged at Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Yahoo owns 24 percent of the Chinese e-commerce company. Bank of America Corp. retreated 0.7 percent after reporting a quarterly loss.
S&P 500 futures expiring in June added 0.5 percent to 1,847.8 at 8:33 a.m. in New York. Dow Jones Industrial Average contracts climbed 68 points, or 0.4 percent, to 16,273 today.
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