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Before the Bell: US futures point to modest gains at the open after a steep two-day sell-off

Thomas Franck U.S. stock index futures pointed to marginal gains on Friday, leaving the major equity indexes on track for a dismal end to the week. At around 7:45 a.m. ET, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures implied an uptick of around 15 points at the open. Both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures also pointed to slight opening gains. On Thursday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 464.06 points to close at 22,859.6 — bringing its two-day declines to more than 800 points and its 5-day losses to more than 1,700 points. The S&P 500 shed 1.58 percent to end the trading day at 2,467.41 while the Nasdaq Composite fell 1.6 percent and closed at 6,528.41 after dipping into bear market territory during the session. The Cboe Volatility Index — one of Wall Street’s best gauges of marketplace fear — rose above 30 on Thursday, its highest level since February. The Dow and S&P 500, which are both in corrections, are on track for their worst Decem

Before the bell: US futures come under pressure, as fresh trade tariffs take effect

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Before the bell: futures set for a negative open amid global trade developments I CNBC

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Dow futures set to drop nearly 200 points as trade concerns intensify I Before the Bell I CNBC

Image Dow futures set to drop nearly 200 points as trade concerns intensify Alexandra Gibbs, Fred Imbert