U.S. stock futures mixed as Fed meeting kicks off, omicron variant worries simmer

U.S. stock futures mixed as Fed meeting kicks off, omicron variant worries simmer

U.S. stock futures pointed toa mixed start for Wall Street on Tuesday, as investors looked toward the start of a Federal Reserve meeting and kept an eye on omicron updates.

How are stock-index futures trading?

On Monday, the Dow Industrials DJIA, -0.89% fell by 320.04 points, or 0.9%, at 35,650.95., the lowest closing value since Dec. 6. The S&P 500  SPX, -0.91% slid 43.05 points, or 0.9%, at 4,668.97, under the psychologically significant level of 4,700. The Nasdaq Composite Index  COMP, -1.39% fell 217.32 points, or 1.4%, at 15,413.28, the lowest closing value since Dec. 6.

What’s driving the markets?

Monday marked the…

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