Stock futures slide as investors await big tech earnings

Stock futures fell Tuesday as investors looked ahead to big technology earnings for further clues into the health of the U.S. economy.
Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 130 points, or 0.4%. S&P 500 futures dipped 0.3%, while Nasdaq 100 futures were flat.
Shares of Amazon slipped slightly in premarket trading on reports of a hiring freeze, while Discover Financial shed more than 1% on disappointing earnings results.
Tuesday’s moves came after another strong day for stocks.
The Dow rose 417.06 points, or 1.3%, on Monday. The Nasdaq Composite finished 0.9% higher and the S&P 500 added roughly 1.2%, with nine of 11 sectors finishing higher, led by health care.

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