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Dow Fights to Hold 24,000, But Government Shutdown Puts Pinch on Airlines & Retailers - 4 BTC News
Dow Jones Industrial Average futures traded down slightly in pre-market trading on Friday as the blue-chip index fought to hold above 24,000 and extend a five-day winning streak as the US government shutdown hit the three-week mark. Dow Futures Dip Below 24,000 As of 8:36 am ET, Dow futures implied losses of 60 points or 0.25 percent, positioning the index for an opening-bell drop to 23,893. S&P 500 futures had declined by 0.32 percent ahead of the session open, while Nasdaq futures were down 0.43 percent. Dow Jones Industrial Average (blue), S&P 500 (red), and Nasdaq (orange) futures suggested that