* Big tech caps index gains on antitrust threat
* Fed Chair Powell speaks
* Crude extends gains on Trump’s recovery, supply pressures
* Stimulus talks ongoing
* Graphic: 2020 asset performance tmsnrt.rs/2yaDPgn
* Graphic: World FX rates in 2020 tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Updates to U.S. markets open, changes dateline from LONDON to NEW YORK, changes byline)
NEW YORK, Oct 6 (Reuters) – Large-cap tech stocks weighed on U.S. and European equities on Tuesday despite reassurances about President Donald Trump’s improving health and progress toward a stimulus deal.
President Trump said he felt “real good” upon returning to the White House after a three-day hospital stay where he received an experimental treatment for COVID-19.
“The view that Trump appears to be on the road of recovery is benefiting the global markets because it indicates that there is stability in the White House,” said Tim Ghriskey, chief investment strategist at Inverness Counsel in