Stock futures fall, S&P 500 could notch longest losing streak since November 2016
Published: Oct 10, 2018 8:49 a.m. ET
U.S. stock-index futures inched lower on Wednesday, suggesting the major indexes would extend their recent downtrend as investors continued to monitor a rise in bond yields and the implications it could have on equity prices.
Where are the major benchmarks trading?
Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average YMU9, -0.93% lost 80 points, or 0.3%, to 26,399. S&P 500 futures ESU9, -0.17% slid 10.70 points to 2,877.25, a decline of 0.4%. Nasdaq 100 futures NQU9, +0.17% were down 46 points to 7,352.25, off 0.6%.
Stocks closed mostly lower on Tuesday, with the S&P SPX, -0.53% down for a fourth straight session, although the moves on the day were slight. Should the S&P end lower on Wednesday, marking its fifth straight loss, that would represent its longest streak of losses since November 2016.