Delta, already the dominant form of the disease in the U.S., is more transmissible than the 1918 Spanish flu and Ebola, according to a document.
An inflation indicator that the Fed uses as its key guide rose 3.5% in June, a sharp acceleration that was nonetheless right around expectations.
Amazon sank after it reported its first quarterly revenue miss in three years and gave weaker guidance.
Names on the move ahead of the open.
Chevron and Exxon reported second quarter results on Friday.
Futures contracts tied to the major U.S. stock indexes traded mixed at the start of the overnight session Thursday evening.
U.S. stocks rallied despite data showing second-quarter gross domestic product rose less than expected.
The Southeast Asian country has struggled to tame a surge in Covid-19 cases despite implementing multiple rounds of restrictions and a state of emergency.
Cedric Chehab of Fitch Solutions identifies three areas in the Chinese markets that are expected to see relatively less volatility.
Amazon reported earnings after the bell. Here are the results.