Stock futures opened slightly to the upside Wednesday evening as investors awaited more earnings and data on the labor market’s recovery.
Contracts on the S&P 500 traded a tick above the flatline. The blue-chip index had ended the day in the red, pulling back from Tuesday’s record closing high. The Dow also ended lower, while the Nasdaq eked out a higher close.
Some of the closely watched companies that reported earnings results after market close on Wednesday disappointed relative to Wall…