U.S. stock futures are falling with markets still focused on Europe, where an election in Greece provided only a brief bump in optimism over the continent's ability to withstand tenacious debt problems.
Dow Jones industrial average futures are down 45 points to 12,665. Standard & Poor's 500 futures are down 4.3 points to 1,333 and Nasdaq futures have given up 3 points to 2,561.
Central banks stood down Monday after the Greeks elected conservative leader Antonis Samaras, which reduces the odds that the country would exit the 17-country European Union financial block.
However, Spain is now in a precarious spot with borrowing rates hitting levels seen only by European nations that have required massive bailouts.
In the U.S., Microsoft is expected to make a "major" announcement after the market closes.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus