(For a dwell blog site on the U.S. stock market, click on Reside/ or type Dwell/ in a news window.)* Futures up: Dow .27%, S&P .17%, Nasdaq .31%By Ambar WarrickAug 18 (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures edged larger on Tuesday, extending momentum from a tech-fuelled rally in the prior session that noticed the Nasdaq strike a record high, with House Depot (NYSE:) placing an upbeat tone for a slew of organization updates from important retailers.The house improvement chain High definition.N rose 2.8% in premarket trade, location it to strike a record high, right after its quarterly similar same-keep sales ended up considerably improved than anticipated, as men and women targeted on household mend even though remaining indoors. behemoth Walmart (NYSE:) WMT.N rose 1.7% ahead of its results because of at 7:00 a.m. ET.House Depot’s smaller rival Lowe’s LOW.N and supermarket operator Goal TGT.N will report their quarterly earnings on Wednesday.Markets were now seeking to significant vendors to gauge the American consumer’s resilience from the COVID-19 pandemic in the second quarter. Their reports will close out a superior-than-feared earnings year.The S&P 500 futures Escv1 hit a record high during Asian trade but later misplaced steam as caution above a Sino-U.S. spat grew soon after President Donald Trump declared more limits on tech large Huawei Technologies Co HWT.UL . Wall Road has virtually recouped all of its pandemic-driven losses, with the S&P 500 hovering down below record highs, the U.S. overall economy is yet to see these kinds of a restoration.Minutes from the Federal Reserve’s current meeting, due on Wednesday, may perhaps deliver some insight into how the central bank sees a restoration actively playing out.July housing starts off figures, thanks at 8:30 am ET (1230 GMT), are expected to present an ongoing restoration in the homebuilding sector, though it has a lengthy way to achieve pre-pandemic amounts.At 6:23 a.m. ET, 1YMcv1 were up 74 details, or .27%. S&P 500 e-minis EScv1 had been up 5.75 factors, or .17% and NQcv1 were being up 35 points, or .31%. Oracle Corp (NYSE:) ORCL.N rose 3.4% in premarket trade after a report said the enterprise had held preliminary talks with TikTok’s Chinese owner, ByteDance, and was very seriously thinking of getting the app’s operations in the United States.