New York: U.S. stock futures tumbled Thursday Dec 6, 2018 , with selling so intense at one point that circuit breakers were triggered, after the arrest of a Huawei executive reignited trade worries that helped drag equities to their worst session since early October on Tuesday.
Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average YMZ8, -1.63% were down 448 points, or 1.8%, at 24,606, while those for the S&P 500 index ESZ8, -1.53% were off 46.70 points to 2,655.75, a loss of 1.7%, while Nasdaq-100 futures NQZ8, -2.00% tumbled 159 points, or 2.4%, at 6,642.50.
On Tuesday, the Dow DJIA, -3.10% sank 799.36 points, or 3.1%, to 25,027.07, while the S&P 500 index SPX, -3.24% dropped 90.31 points, or 3.2%, to 2,700.06. The Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, -3.80% tumbled 283.09 points, or 3.8%, to 7,158.43. All three benchmarks had their worst day since Oct. 10.