Stock futures erase gains after China vows retaliation for U.S. tariffs

MarketWatch | Aug 15, 2019 at 11:28 AM
  • Stock-index futures point to further losses for Wall Street on Thursday after China said it would take unspecified steps in retaliation for U.S. tariffs.
  • Equities tumbled a day earlier.
  • On the economic calendar, data on weekly jobless claims, retail sales, second-quarter productivity and unit labor costs are due at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time, along with the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank’s regional index and the New York Fed’s regional Empire State Index.