Dow futures fall slightly after 30-stock average snaps 5-day winning streak

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A trader works on the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, August 9, 2021.Andrew Kelly | ReutersDow futures slipped slightly in overnight trading on Tuesday after the 30-stock average snapped a 5-day winning streak.Dow futures fell 50 points. S&P 500 futures dipped 0.1% and Nasdaq 100 futures dropped 0.15%.On Tuesday, the major averages dipped following a decline in retail sales. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 282 points, dragged down by a 4.3% drop in Home Depot's stock. The average had its first negative day in 5.The S&P 500 also slipped 0.7% for its worst day since July 19. The Nasdaq Composite was the relative underperformer, dropping 0.9% as Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Google-parent Alphabet all closed lower.The Census Bureau said Tuesday that retail sales fell 1.1% in June, driven largely by a drop in car sales. Economists expected retail sales to fall by 0.3% in July, compared to a revised 0.7% gain in June, according to Dow
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