U.S. stock futures ticked lower ahead of a group of earnings reports from major U.S. technology companies.
S&P 500 futures were down 0.4% and futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.4%. Changes in equity futures don’t necessarily predict market moves after the markets open.
European stocks declined Tuesday for a two-day losing streak. The Stoxx Europe 600 shed 0.5% in morning trade dragged down by declines in utilities and energy sectors.
The U.K.’s FTSE 100 was down 0.7%. Other stock indexes in Europe also mostly fell as France’s CAC 40 lost 0.4%, the U.K.’s FTSE 250 was lower 0.4% and Germany’s DAX lost 0.5%.
The Swiss franc, the euro and the British pound fell 0.1%, 0.2% and 0.2% respectively against the U.S. dollar.