U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Thursday morning as a decline in commodity prices weighed.
Dow futures fell more than 100 points, while U.S. crude oil futures traded more than 3 percent lower near $38.50 a barrel.
The U.S. dollar index held mildly higher, with the euro near $1.116. Treasury yields held little changed, with the 2-year yield at 0.86 percent and the 10-year yield at 1.86 percent as of 9:10 a.m. ET.
In economic news, weekly jobless claims came in at 265,000. February durable goods orders declined 2.8 percent.
Non-defense capital goods orders excluding aircraft, a closely watched proxy for business spending plans, decreased 1.8 percent after advancing by a downwardly revised 3.1 percent in January, Reuters said.