European stocks are expected to add to gains again Wednesday as benchmarks around the world test record and multi-month highs amid renewed economic optimism and solid corporate earnings.
With speculation rising over the features that Apple's 10th anniversary iPhone will offer, the company got a boost to its share price. Amazon.com, meanwhile, rose after unveiling lower shipping prices.
The department store continues to struggle.
Walmart had a solid quarter, but warned about a slow start to the first quarter.