Stock futures little changed as investors assess economy reopening amid civil unrest
U.S. stock futures were little changed in early morning trading on Tuesday as investors grappled with civil unrest around the country as states try to reopen the economy from the coronavirus pandemic.
Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average traded 41 points lower, implying a Tuesday opening decline of around 25 points. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 also pointed to a largely flat Tuesday start for the two indexes.
In a last-minute address from the White House Monday evening, President Donald Trump said he will deploy the military if states and cities failed to quell the demonstrations. Futures fell as Trump spoke.
“I am mobilizing all federal and local resources, civilian and military, to protect the rights of law abiding Americans,” Trump said. “If a city or state refuses to take the actions necessary to defend the life and property of their residents, then I will deploy the United …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]