The dividend fell on Wednesday after Stephen Moore, who is expected to be nominated for the Federal Reserve Board, called the exchange I bank to cut prices by half a percentage point. re made his comments in an interview with The New York Times, noting that he was not a "dove" or "sycophant" for President Donald Trump.
Investors have claimed to Treasury during the release of weaker than expected financial data. The disappointing data has fueled fears that economic growth may slow down.
On the computer side on Wednesday, international trading figures for January will be released around noon. 8.30 and the fourth quarter's current balance sheet information is set to follow later in the session.
Wall Street's main indices recorded solid gains in the previous session, but finished below session height in a reflection of the underlying concerns about the economic outlook.