Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
U.S. stock index futures advanced during overnight trading, after the major averages finished Tuesday’s session in the red.
Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 51 points, or 0.15%. S&P 500 futures rose 0.13%, while Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.18%.
The major averages pulled back from record highs to close in negative territory during regular trading. The Dow slid 97 points, or 0.3%, breaking a two-day winning streak. The S&P hit a record high, but retreated during afternoon trading and ultimately closed 0.1% lower for its first negative session in four. The Nasdaq Composite declined 0.05%, also…