Futures for U.S. markets were strongly in the green late Monday despite a major earthquake off the Japanese that rattled nerves and initially pushed the Nikkei index lower, but did scant damage.
The S&P 500 was up 0.28%, the Dow Jones Industrials 0.27% and the Nasdaq 0.35% at 9:08 p.m. ET.
Investors appear ready to continue backing the Trump rally, which Monday led to record closes for all three indices. Stocks also got a boost from an increase in...