U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower Tuesday as investors looked to take a breather following a seven-day win streak on the Dow and S&P 500.
U.S. stock index futures struggled for direction Monday, following the Dow's rally to a record high, amid disappointing economic data from China and ongoing negotiations on the U.S. budget.
U.S. stock index futures held modest gains Thursday, with the Dow looking to log another all-time high, fueled by a better-than-expected weekly jobless claims report.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open on Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average within reach of touching its all-time closing high, boosted by upbeat economic data from Europe and ahead of the service-sector report.
Europe's much-vaunted trading tax hit an early hurdle on Friday, when the introduction of a small-scale version in Italy saw trading volumes plummet. What's more, analysts warn that Italy's new tax will drive investors elsewhere and will fail to raise any revenue.
U.S. stock index futures were lower Monday amid concerns about the U.S.'s unresolved "sequester" and the introduction of harsher-than-expected property curbs in China.
U.S. stock index futures held their losses Friday, weighed by a weaker-than-expected personal income report and weak economic data from Europe and China.
U.S. stock index futures struggled to hold gains Thursday, as investors digested a tepid GDP report against better-than-expected jobless claims news.