First Call: July 8, 2019

Jul 8, 2019 | First Call

S&P futures down 0.15% after US equities finished higher last week with upside leadership from communications services, tech and consumer discretionary. Asian equities weaker overnight with China a notable laggard, down over 2.5%. European markets mostly weaker, though pullback fairly modest. Treasuries unchanged to a bit firmer after a big Friday selloff following the June employment report. Dollar up slightly vs both yen and euro. Gold up 0.5%. WTI crude off 0.2%.