Stock futures decline after major averages post first positive session in three


U.S stock index futures declined in overnight trading on Wednesday, eating into the major averages’ gains from the session.

Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 31 points. S&P 500 futures dipped 0.15%, while Nasdaq 100 futures declined 0.15%.

Stocks rose on Wednesday during regular trading hours, snapping a two-day losing streak, as companies tied to the economy reopening led the way higher. The Dow advanced 316 points, or 0.93%, while the S&P 500 rose 0.93%. The Nasdaq Composite was the relative outperformer of the major indices, rallying 1.19%.

Small caps were a particular point of strength during the session, with the Russell 2000 ending the day 2.35% higher…


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