Markets Today: Stock Index Futures Slip as Bond Yields Climb

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Morning Markets June S&P 500 futures (ESM23) this morning are down -0.12%, and June Nasdaq 100 E-Mini futures (NQM23) are down -0.62%. U.S. stock index futures this morning are moderately lower. Higher bond yields this morning are weighing on technology stocks and Nasdaq futures. Also, today’s U.S. March core retail sales fell less than expected and pushed bond yields even higher. Losses were limited by better-than-expected bank earnings results. U.S. March retail sales fell -1.0% m/m, weaker than expectations of -0.5% m/m and the biggest decline in 4 months. However, Mar core retail sales (ex…

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