Stock Market Today: Dow Futures Hover; Bond Yields Fall

Ahead of the market open, retail-sales data will provide insight into consumer spending.

Stock futures were narrowly lower. S&P 500 and Dow industrials contracts slipped less than 0.1%. Nasdaq-100 futures edged up by a similar amount.

Treasurys gained. That pulled the yield on 10-year notes down to 3.474%, from 3.506% Monday.

Overseas markets were broadly lower. The Stoxx Europe 600 edged down 0.1%. China’s Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.6% after economic data missed forecasts. One outlier: Japan, where the Nikkei 225 rose 0.7%.

Turkey’s lira weakened. The currency fell 0.2% to trade at 19.71 per dollar after the presidential election headed to a runoff.