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Futures Higher After Record Day on Wall Street; JP Morgan Chase in Focus

TheStreet

The futures markets are higher after record closes for both the Dow and S&P in Tuesday's session. In focus today, JP Morgan Chase. This after CEO Jamie Dimon announced that he has been diagnosed with throat cancer. The condition is treatable and Dimon pledges he will be an active member of the company during his 8 week treatment regimen. A reminder that JP Morgan stock is up 51 percent during his 10 year tenure at the company. Roche is buying a privately held biotech company that adds to its breast cancer treatment portfolio. Seragon is specifically focused on meds that are taken orally. Facebook is focused on emerging markets as ad spending in regions such as Latin America rise.