A recovery for U.S. equities showed signs of faltering on Tuesday, as stock futures stumbled in early trade. Dow futures YMH8, -0.46% fell 81 points, or 0.3%, to 24,503, while S&P 500 futures ESH8, -0.41% fell 6.7 points, or 0.3%, to 2,648.50. Nasdaq-100 futures NQH8, -0.34% slipped 13.5 points, or 0.2%, to 6,518.25. Stocks gained for a second straight session on Monday, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.70% rallied over 400 points, while the S&P 500 SPX, +1.39% and the Nasdaq Composite COMP, +1.56% climbed 1.4% and 1.6%, respectively. That came after one of the worst weeks for stocks in two years. Asia saw another positive session, outside of the Nikkei NIK, -0.65% which gave up an earlier gain to slip 0.6%. Oil prices CLH8, +0.46% and gold GCJ8, +0.17% rose, while the dollar DXY, -0.20% pulled back.
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