Tesla, Bitcoin, Palantir, GameStop: What to Watch When the Stock Market Opens Today

—U.S. stock futures advanced, along with bond yields and oil prices, as investors wagered that a new round of stimulus spending would bolster the economy. —Futures tied to the S&P 500 ticked up 0.4% after the benchmark stocks gauge posted its biggest one-week advance since November and closed Friday at an all-time high. Futures for the technology-heavy Nasdaq-100 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average also added 0.4%. Read our full market wrap here. What’s Coming Up —Earnings are due from Simon Property Group , Take-Two Interactive Software and KKR after the close. Market Movers to Watch —Tesla shares gained 2.4% premarket after it disclosed that it bought $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin. It also said it expects to begin accepting the cryptocurrency as a form of payment. The price of bitcoin itself jumped nearly 11%. —The iCar may have to wait. Apple ‘s talks with Hyundai Motor Group have failed…

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