Market Snapshot: Dow closes down nearly 200 points on Deutsche Bank, Fed concerns

U.S. stock futures struggled to hold on to positive territory on Thursday as the initial euphoria over a preliminary agreement on oil output faded and crude prices drifted south.

Away from commodities, investors will be watching out for weekly jobless claims and other data, as well as for a crowded lineup of Federal Reserve speakers, including Chairwoman Janet Yellen.

Dow Jones Industrial Average YMZ6, -0.02% futures were trading flat at 18,238, as were S&P 500 futures ESZ6, -0.07% futures at 2,162.75. Nasdaq-100 index futures NQZ6, -0.12% were off 3.75 points to 4,864.50.

The S&P 500 index SPX, +0.53% closed up 0.5% on Wednesday, led by a 4.3% surge in the energy sector.

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