U.S. stock index futures were lower on Wednesday ahead of the release of the July minutes from the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting.
U.S. stock index futures edged higher Tuesday, after the Dow and S&P 500 logged their first four-day losing streaks this year, but ongoing anxiety about a possible imminent scaling back of the Federal Reserve's massive stimulus program roiled markets worldwide.
U.S. stock index futures were narrowly mixed Monday, after major indexes posted their first back-to-back weekly losses since late June, amid ongoing uncertainty about when the Federal Reserve might start tapering its asset purchases.
U.S. stock index futures held their modest gains Friday following the housing starts report and after major averages logged their biggest drop since June.
U.S. stock index futures added to their losses across the board Thursday following a mixed batch of economic reports and as investors continued to gauge when the Federal Reserve might start to reduce its $85 billion in monthly bond purchases.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a narrowly higher open on Wednesday, as shares in Europe traded mixed after Tuesday's robust data from the U.S.