1. Investor sentiment was boosted by stronger-than-expected U.S. economic data, as President Donald Trump continues to tempt investors with details of a forthcoming tax plan.
2. Snap Inc. set a valuation for itself of between $19.5 billion and $22.2 billion. The valuation range, which equates to $14 to $16 a share, is near the low end of the $20 billion to $25 billion range that Snap Inc. had earlier targeted.
3. Networking giant Cisco Systems (CSCO) posted adjusted earnings of 57 cents a share in its fiscal second quarter on revenue of $11.58 billion, down 2% from a year earlier. The stock rose 1.4% in premarket trading as both earnings and revenue topped analysts' forecasts.
4. Production workers at Boeing's (BA) plant in South Carolina rejected an effort to unionize. National Labor Relations Board rules require workers wait a year before another union vote.