Market Snapshot: U.S. stock futures slip as investors brace for earnings, Trump inauguration

U.S. stock futures eased Monday as investors shied away from global equities in favor of perceived safe-haven assets such as gold and the Japanese yen and fresh concerns over Brexit hit the pound.

In holiday-thinned trading, there was also increasing nervousness ahead of Friday’s inauguration speech from President-elect Donald Trump.

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YMH7, -0.25% fell 45 points, or 0.2%, to 19,787, while S&P 500 futures ESH7, -0.29% slipped 5.25 points, or 0.2%, to 2,267.25. Nasdaq-100 NQH7, -0.20% futures dropped 5.5 points to 5,053.50.

Regular trading for U.S. financial markets is closed on Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr.

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