U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday as the corporate earnings season rolled on.
Dow Jones industrial average futures climbed 100 points, and indicated a record open for the 30-stock index. S&P 500 futures also pointed to a record open, rising 7.25 points. Nasdaq 100 futures gained 16 points.
General Electric and Stanley Black & Decker are among the companies that reported earnings before the bell. GE shares rose 1.8 percent after the company reported, while Stanley Black & Decker remained flat.
Baker Hughes and United Technologies also posted quarterly results. Companies set to report after the bell include Whirlpool, Ford and Lam Research.