U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower Thursday morning. Dow futures fell 35 points, indicating a negative open of more than 26 points. Futures on the S&P500 and Nasdaq were both marginally lower.
Wall Street ended Wednesday on a higher note after President Trump said that a U.S.-China trade deal could arrive sooner-than-expected. Both countries have engaged on a tit-for-tat tariff war since 2018.
Meanwhile, investors are also monitoring an impeachment inquiry started at the House of Representatives on Tuesday, in relation to a call between the President and his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymyr Zelensky. A transcript from the call, released Wednesday. However, more details of their phone conversation are yet to be released.