Stock Futures, Bonds Yields Stabilize After Fed-Driven Selloff

US stock futures edged up and a selloff in US government bonds stabilized as investors digested the possibility of more aggressive monetary tightening by the Federal Reserve.

Futures for the S&P 500 added 0.1% Thursday, a day after the benchmark gauge fell 1%. The selloff Wednesday followed the release of minutes from the Fed that showed central bankers considered raising rates by a half-percentage point at their March meeting, higher than the quarter-point increase with which they proceeded.

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