Stock Futures Weaken Ahead of Key Inflation Data

U.S. stock futures edged lower as investors awaited data on consumer prices, amid building concerns over inflationary pressures in the global economy. 

Futures tied to the S&P 500 edged down 0.3% Wednesday a day after the broad index ended an eight-day streak of record closes—its longest streak of records since 1997. Blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average Futures weakened 0.2%, while Nasdaq-100 futures fell 0.4%.