U.S. stock index futures sank in overnight electronic trading, following a mixed day on Wall Street on Monday. As of midnight Eastern, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures
were down more than 200 points, or 0.9%. S&P 500 futures
and Nasdaq-100 futures
fell as well. The Dow
fell more than 100 points Monday, while the S&P 500
inched up slightly and the Nasdaq
closed up 71 points. Stocks have been rallying in recent weeks as investors are more optimistic about an economic recovery as some businesses around the U.S. start to reopen.