U.S. stock index futures added to their losses Wednesday following a batch of tepid economic reports and as investors continued to remain nervous over the uncertainty in the euro zone.
Meanwhile, Greek bankers said up to 800 million euros ($1 billion) were
On the economic front,
And retail sales fell for a second month, slipping 0.2 percent in May, according to the Commerce Department.
At 10:00 am ET, the government will release April business inventories, which economists polled by Briefing.com see rising 0.2 percent following March’s 0.3 percent increase.
Dell rose after the PC maker announced it will offer shareholders a dividend of 32 cent a share per year, or 8 cents a quarter.
Johnson & Johnson advanced after the drugmaker said it expects the $19.7 billion acquisition of Swiss medical device maker Synthes to slightly boost profit this year. In addition, at least three brokerages raised their rating on the company.