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Dow futures slump as stocks aim for fourth straight weekly loss

September 25, 2020

Stock futures lost ground Friday, with major benchmarks in danger of logging a fourth consecutive weekly loss as worries grow over the economic outlook in the absence of renewed aid from Washington, jitters over the November presidential election and rising COVID-19 infections in the U.S. and Europe.

What are major benchmarks doing?

Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average YM00, -0.51% were down 161 points or 0.6%, at 26,554, while S&P 500 futures ES00, -0.36% fell 15.50 points, or 0.5%, to 3,222.50. Nasdaq-100 futures fell 26 points, or 0.2%, to 10,865.75.

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