Search concerns appeared to weigh on investor sentiment. China's economy, a sensitive issue as Beijing tries to resolve its trade with the Trump administration over the course of a 90-day tariff truce. Brexit after Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal was voted down by Parliament earlier this week. 19 votes.
May has said she will now discuss options with lawmakers from different parties, even though she has not been in direct contact with opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn.
In terms of earnings, major corporates including Morgan Stanley, American Express and Netflix wants report results today. Morgan Stanley wants to be the latest in banking titan to release its financials, with Citi, J.P. Morgan, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs and Bank of America have all posted their results this week. Netflix's earnings are expected to increase by 1
On the data front, weekly jobless claims and Philadelphia Fed manufacturing figures are due at 8:30 am ET.