Dow futures slipped 0.2%, S&P futures decreased 0.1% and Nasdaq futures fell 0.1%.
On Thursday, Amazon reported Q3 profit that trailed analysts' estimates and issued Q4 sales outlook below Street view.
Oil prices slipped, with global benchmark Brent crude down 0.4% and US West Texas Intermediate down 0.5% recently, after a three-day winning streak that was underpinned by a surprise draw in US crude stockpiles.
At 10 am, final October reading for the US consumer sentiment index is expected to come in at 96.0, which would be unchanged from the preliminary reading, according to data compiled by Econoday.
Elsewhere, shares of Aclaris Therapeutics (ACRS) were 10% higher pre-bell after the company reported positive results from its second phase 3 trial of A-101 for the treatment of common warts.
U.S. PRE-MARKET INDICATORS
-Dow Jones Industrial down 0.2%
-S&P 500 futures down 0.1%
-Nasdaq 100 futures down 0.1%
Nikkei up 0.2%
Hang Seng down 0.5%
Shanghai Composite up 0.5%
FTSE-100 down 0.6%
DAX-30 down 0.2%
PRE-MARKET SECTOR WATCH
(+/-) Large cap tech: mixed
(+/-) Chip stocks: mixed
(-) Software stocks: unchanged to lower
(+/-) Hardware stocks: mixed
(+/-) Internet stocks: mixed
(+/-) Oil stocks: mixed
(=) Biotech stocks: unchanged
(+/-) Drug stocks: mixed
(-) Financial stocks: unchanged to lower
(+/-) Retail stocks: mixed
(+/-) Industrial stocks: mixed
(-) Airlines: unchanged to lower
(+/-) Autos: mixed
(+) INTC (+2.9%) Tops Q3 estimates
(+) MHK (+3.9%) Tops Q3 estimates
(-) PCG (-27.8%) Turns off power in parts of California amid bad weather, reports of fire
(-) OPK (-14.1%) Prices stock offering at 8.7% discount
(-) BUD (-8.2%) Misses Q3 estimates
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