U.S. stock-index futures fell early Thursday, while investors wait for economic data including the weekly jobless benefit claims report, after the stock market posted one of its best daily gains in weeks on Wednesday.
How are equity indexes performing?
Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average
were off 57 points, or 0.2%, at 29,033; those for the S&P 500 index
were off 17.45 points at 3,561.75, a decline of 0.5%; Nasdaq-100 futures
were down 135.75 points, or 1.1%, at 12,275.75.
On Wednesday, Dow
surged 454.84 points, or…