U.S. stock futures edged lower Tuesday, indicating the Dow could struggle to stretch its eight-session winning streak into another day.
The yield on the 10-year Treasury note was poking back above the 3% handle, and traders were bracing for readings on retail sales and the housing market, as well as Federal Reserve speeches.
Dow Jones Industrial Average futures slipped 62 points, or 0.3%, to 24,824, while S&P 500 futures eased 7.40 points, or 0.3%, to 2,723.50. Nasdaq-100 futures lost 19.75 points, or 0.3%, to 6,954.25.
Higher interest rates can peel some money away from stocks.
The stock market seems to have turned a corner this month, overcoming concerns about inflation, rising rates, trade fights and geopolitical tensions.