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Futures movers: Dow futures rise 200 factors as authorities bond yields fall

US stock market futures rose Sunday evening as government bond yields continued to retreat from their highs last week.

Dow Jones Industrial Average Futures
YM00,
+ 0.73%
rose more than 200 points, or 0.7%, while S&P 500 futures
ES00,
+ 0.83%
and Nasdaq 100 futures
NQ00,
+ 1.09%
gained almost 1%. Meanwhile, the 10-year Treasury note is yield
TMUBMUSD10Y,
1.403%
decreased to 1.386%. Bond prices move inversely to yields.

The 10-year note yield rocked stock market investors on Thursday as it surged above 1.50% and slipped to 1.459% on Friday.

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For the week of the Dow
DJIA,
-1.50%
lost 1.8%, the S&P 500
SPX,
-0.48%
fell 2.5% and the Nasdaq Composite
COMP,
+ 0.56%
slipped 4.9%. This was the largest drop in the Nasdaq since the week ended October 30, according to FactSet data. February was still a profit month for stocks, however, with the Dow up 3.2%, the S&P 500 up 2.6% and the Nasdaq up 0.9%.

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