Stock market news live updates: Stock futures trade mixed as traders eye DC votes

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Stock futures traded mixed Monday morning as investors closely monitored developments in Washington, D.C., as lawmakers rush to try and avert a government shutdown and advance a bevy of new measures.Contracts on the S&P 500 were little changed to slightly lower, after the blue-chip index posted a three-day winning streak at the end of last week. Nasdaq futures lagged with a drop of 0.5% as Treasury yields climbed. The benchmark 10-year yield extended gains to top 1.48%, reaching its highest level since June as optimism over the economic recovery mounted. Dow futures added about 0.2%. Investors are kicking off trading this week following a volatile streak of trading, with the potential default of key Chinese property developer Evergrande and concerns over monetary and fiscal policy front and center. At its lowest closing level last week, the S&P 500 had pulled back just over 4% from its Sept. 2 record closing high. The index, however, has since recouped most of those g
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