US stock futures fall after markets finished down Tuesday

Dow (INDU) futures dropped 33 points, or around 0.2%. S&P 500 (SPX) futures were down about 0.2% and Nasdaq Composite (COMP) futures were down 0.07%. Earlier, the Dow finished 0.1%, or 26 points, lower. At its highest point, the index was up 937 points. The S&P closed down 0.2%. The Nasdaq Composite finished 0.3% lower. US crude rose 2.7% on Tuesday to trade around $24.26 a barrel. Brent crude — the global benchmark — was up about 1.8%. The rise in US oil prices arrives days ahead of an OPEC meeting with Russia on Thursday to discuss oil production cuts in response to plummeting demand and to deescalate a price war. – Anneken Tappe contributed to this report

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