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Market Snapshot: U.S. stock futures waver as investors await Fed minutes

Wall Street was poised for choppy trade on Wednesday as investors opted for caution ahead of Federal Reserve minutes that could reveal if a rate increase in 2016 is in the cards.

Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average YMU6, -0.06% lost 16 points, or 0.1%, to 18,508, while those for the S&P 500 index ESU6, +0.01% dropped 0.30 points to 2,176.50. Futures for the Nasdaq-100 index NQU6, +0.10% wavered, and was most recently trading 4 points, or less than 0.1% higher, at 4,892.50.

The negative mood ahead of the open came after stocks closed lower on Tuesday, following hawkish comments from Fed officials.

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