Stock Futures Pause After Dow Passes 34000

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U.S. stock futures wavered around the flatline a day after Wall Street hit records amid strong earnings reports and economic data.

Futures on the S&P 500 were unchanged and futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged up 0.1%. Changes in futures don’t necessarily predict market moves after the markets open.

Europe stocks climbed Friday for a four-day run of gains. The Stoxx Europe 600 gained 0.2% in morning trade, and it is at its highest level in a year as gains in communication-services and information-technology sectors were muted by losses in the consumer-discretionary sector.

WH Smith jumped 4.6%.

The U.K.’s FTSE 100 added 0.4%. Other stock indexes in Europe also mostly climbed as France’s CAC 40 rose 0.2%, the FTSE 250 climbed 0.3% and Germany’s DAX rose 0.2%.