U.S. stock index futures signaled a lower open on Tuesday, as shares in Europe extended losses amid fears of a potential U.S.-led military response to suspected chemical attacks in Syria.
U.S. Treasurys yields fell from two-year highs on Friday after weak housing data raised concerns that rising mortgage rates may weigh on the economic recovery.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a flat to higher open on Friday a day after trading in Nasdaq securities was halted for more than three hours.
The Treasury Department announced Thursday that it would sell $34 billion in two-year notes in August, a $1 billion reduction from July.
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.