Market Snapshot: Dow industrials on track for a fifth down day in a row, but Netflix leaps

U.S. stock futures on Thursday traded slightly lower, putting the Dow on pace to drop for a fifth session in a row.

Investors are waiting for a trio of economic reports due before the opening bell.

S&P 500 futures ESH7, -0.17% fell by 4.35 points, or 0.2%, to 2,262.25, while Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YMH7, -0.13% dropped by 31 points, or 0.2%, to 19,704. Nasdaq-100 futures NQH7, -0.20% gave up 9.25 points, or 0.2%, to 5,045.25.

On Wednesday, the S&P 500 SPX, +0.18% and Nasdaq Composite closed higher by 0.2% and 0.3%, respectively, but the Dow DJIA, -0.11% shed 0.1%.

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