U.S. futures for the S&P 500 were down 0.2% and futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average decreased 0.1%. Changes in futures do not necessarily predict movements after the opening bell.

In Europe, the Stoxx Europe 600 was flat in morning trading. Ericsson B rose 8.7% and ams-OSRAM climbed 5%. On the other hand, Nokia slipped 9.7%, and Carl Zeiss Meditec sunk 4.5%. The FTSE 100 lost 0.4%. Other stocks in Europe were up as France's CAC 40 gained 0.2% and Germany's DAX climbed 0.1%.

The Wall Street Journal Dollar Index climbed 0.1% to 98.06.

In commodities, Brent crude rose 0.9% to $78.70 a barrel, and WTI crude climbed 0.9% to $73.69 a barrel.

The German 10-year Bund yield fell by 7 basis points to 2.293% from 2.359%, and the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury declined by 2 basis points to 4.237% from 4.259%. Bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.

Stocks in Asia were down as Japan's Nikkei 225 index declined 1.4%, and Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell 1.9%. China's benchmark Shanghai Composite dropped 1.7%.

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