U.S. stock futures ticked down Tuesday, suggesting that the major indexes may pause after closing at record highs.
Futures tied to the S&P 500 edged down less than 0.1%, after the benchmark gauge posted its eighth all-time closing high of 2021 on Monday. Futures for the technology-focused Nasdaq-100 index slipped 0.1%, and Dow Jones Industrial Average contracts drifted down less than 0.1%.
Investors said markets are taking a breather following a broad advance in stocks and commodities. The recent rally has been fueled by expectations of a new dose of stimulus spending in the U.S., which could add