U.S. stock futures ebbed lower Tuesday as investors assessed the early fruits of labor from U.S. President Trump’s unprecedented summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore.
Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 25 points, or 0.1%, to 25,325.00, while futures for the S&P 500 Index lost 2.3 points to reach 2,784.50. Nasdaq-100 futures shed 9.25 points, or 0.1%, to 7,186.75.
The moves signal a lower open after modest gains for U.S. stocks on Monday in the runup to the U.S.-North Korea summit and the Federal Reserve meeting today. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended barely in the green at 25,322.31, as the Dow Jones Transportation Average put on 1.1%, less than 3% shy of its all-time closing peak of 11.373.38. The S&P 500 SPX, +0.11% closed up 0.1%, and the Nasdaq Composite Index added 0.2%.
The small-capitalization Russell 2000 index rose 0.1% at 1,674.68, just short of its closing all-time peak at 1,675.95.