U.S. stock futures are aiming for their third lower open in a row. Ahead of the bell, futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average are down 0.19%, and S&P 500 futures are lower by 0.19%. Nasdaq-100 futures have lost 0.25%.
In the options pits, put volume took the lead during yesterdayâ€™s stock drop. With overall volume settling near average levels, however, the session lacked signs of panic. By the closing bell, about 16.2 million calls and 16.9 million puts traded.