NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stock futures rose with the Federal Reserve expected to maintain record-low interest rates and other measures to keep the economy tracking toward a recovery.
The Fed kicks off a two-day meeting Tuesday, and will issue a statement and update economic forecasts Wednesday.
Dow Jones industrial futures rose 19 points to 14,409. The broader S&P futures added 3.5 points to 1,550.30. Nasdaq futures gained 8.25 points to 2,795.25.
Global markets are still rattled by a grab for personal bank savings in Cyprus.
The tiny island nation in the Mediterranean roiled markets this week, announcing hefty taxes on banking accounts over the weekend in a bid to steady its ailing banks and to secure an international bailout.
A report from the Commerce Department on housing pushed futures even higher.
U.S. builders started more houses and apartments in February, while requesting permits for future construction at the fastest pace in 4
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