5 things to know before the stock market starts on March 3, 2021

Here are the key news, trends and analyzes that investors need to start their trading day:

1. Dow futures jump after Tuesday’s early gains

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

Source: NYSE

2. Senate to launch $ 1.9 billion Covid relief debate soon

U.S. Senate Spokesman Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks to reporters in The Senate Reception Room during the second day of Trump’s second indictment in Washington, February 10, 2021.

Brandon Bell | Swimming Pool | Reuters

The Senate is expected to begin the debate as soon as wednesday on the version of the House-successful, $ 1.9 billion Covid relief bill. However, that excludes a federal minimum wage increase to $ 15 per hour. President Joe Biden on Tuesday urged Democrats to stand united and approve the measure, even as some moderates tried to back parts of the package. Democrats, with the smallest margins in the Senate, use special rules that allow them to pass the bill without GOP support.

3. The US will have enough Covid vaccines by the end of May for ‘every adult’

On March 2, 2021, a member of the U.S. Army administered a COVID-19 vaccine to a police officer at a FEMA Community Vaccination Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Mark Makela | Getty Images

4. America’s Largest Businesses Strive for ‘Dreamers’

Protesters are gathering outside the U.S. Supreme Court as judges would hear oral arguments during the consolidation of three cases before the court regarding the Trump administration’s attempt to end the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) program in Washington, USA, November 12, 2019 .

Jonathan Ernst | Reuters

5. Shares to watch: Rocket Companies, Las Vegas Sands, Oscar Health

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