Market Snapshot: U.S. stock market poised to lose grip on records after inflation report, jobless claims

U.S. stock futures retreated from records on Thursday following data on jobless claims and inflation, which helped to keep benchmarks in check after a recent run of back-to-back records.

The headline U.S. consumer-price index figure came in at 0.4% in August, beating consensus estimates for a gain of 0.3%, while jobless claims on the month came in 284,000, versus forecasts for 300,000.

S&P 500 futures ESU7, -0.19% shed 5 points, or around 0.2%, to 2,489.50, while Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YMU7, -0.08% lost 28 points, or 0.1%, to 22,083. Nasdaq-100 futures NQU7, -0.40% tumbled 27.75 points, or 0.5%, to 5,982.

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