Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks brace for sharp losses in nervous wait for presidential debate

Wall Street was bracing for losses Monday, as stock-market investors grew increasingly nervous ahead of the first U.S. presidential debate and gains for oil prices evaporated ahead of an important meeting of major global producers.

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YMZ6, -0.57% fell 91 points, or 0.5%, to 18,099, while S&P 500 index futures ESZ6, -0.56% dropped 10.10 points, or 0.5%, to 2,148.25. Nasdaq-100 NQZ6, -0.67% lost 28.25 points, or 0.6%, to 4,828.25.

Stocks finished lower on Friday, though indexes posted a second-straight weekly gain, as investors took a hit from a renewed slide in oil prices.

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