Stock futures fall following sell-off on Wall Street


Stock futures fell during overnight trading, building on Wednesday’s heavy losses that saw the S&P 500 tumble more than 2%.

Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 0.58%, pointing to a more than 100-point drop at the open on Thursday. S&P 500 futures were down 0.64%, while Nasdaq 100 futures dipped 0.90%.

Futures initially opened Wednesday evening in the green, but comments from President Donald Trump that he would not commit to a peaceful transfer of power should he lose the election appeared to hit sentiment.

Stocks continued their September swoon during regular trading hours on Wednesday, with all of the major averages registering steep losses. The Dow Jones…


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