U.S. stock index futures mostly rose Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average aiming for a fourth straight record close, as shares of Walt Disney rallied in premarket action after better-than-expected earnings.

How are markets trading?

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures
YM00,
+0.20%

rose 0.2% to 35,468, up 66 points

S&P 500 futures
ES00,
+0.10%

were modestly higher at 4,458, up 3.4 points, or less than 0.1%.

Nasdaq-100 futures
NQ00,
+0.04%

were off 5.25 points, or less than 0.1%, at 15,073.25.

Thursday marked the first time since Mar. 15, 2021 that both the Dow and S&P 500 closed at a record for three consecutive days. The Dow industrials
DJIA,
+0.04%

closed up 14.88 points or 0.04% to 35499.85, the S&P 500
SPX,
+0.30%

finished the day up 13.13 points or 0.30% to 4460.83, and the Nasdaq Composite
COMP,
+0.35%

rose 51.13 points or 0.35% to 14816.26.

What’s driving the market?

Investors have been inspired by economic data this week, such as tamer-than-estimated consumer price inflation and a fall in weekly jobless claims on Thursday, that helped to contribute to a third consecutive session of all-time closing highs for the S&P 500 and the Dow. The spread of the delta variant of coronavirus and its potential impact on the global economic recovery is still a concern though.

On Friday, markets parsed international trade data, with U.S. import prices rising 0.3% in July after 1.1% gain in prior month.

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More data are ahead for Friday in the form of a preliminary August University of Michigan consumer sentiment survey due at 10 a.m. Eastern Time.

“With a quiet session and no major macro releases, we expect a low volatility session with an attempt to set new highs in the S&P 500 or retreat mildly into the weekend,” said Steen Jakobsen, chief investment officer at Saxo Bank, in a note to clients.

Meanwhile, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration late Thursday authorized an extra COVID-19 shot for those with compromised immune systems, but didn’t confirm media reports that it would update emergency-use authorizations for the Pfizer
PFE,
+2.01%

and Moderna
MRNA,
+1.58%

COVID-19 vaccines.

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There were fresh concerns surrounding China, which has been battling to keep new outbreaks under control. Officials shut down the Meishan Terminal of China’s Ningbo-Zhoushan Port, the world’s biggest by tonnage shipped, which serves North America and Europe, due to a COVID-19 case.

“Those ripples won’t just be felt in China but also globally. The impact has been most noticeable in regional stock markets with a high beta to trade and China,” said Jeffrey Halley, senior market analyst at Oanda, in a note to clients.

Which companies are in focus?

Shares of Walt Disney Co.
DIS,
+0.67%

climbed 5% in premarket, after the media and entertainment giant reported its strongest sales and profit since pre-pandemic and forecast-beating new subscriber numbers for its streaming service.

ContextLogic Inc.
WISH,
-4.27%

shares fell 19% in premarket trading, after the parent of e-commerce site Wish reported slowing demand for its products, less activity on its platform and higher-than-expected costs.

Airbnb Inc.
ABNB,
+2.02%

shares are down 3%, after the lodging-booking company said second-quarter revenue nearly quadrupled to $1.3 billion, beating analysts’ forecasts, but failed to give specific guidance.

DoorDash Inc.
DASH,
-1.23%

shares fell 5%, after the online food-ordering group reported record order volume and total orders in the second quarter, but forecast weakness in the third quarter.

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