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Bond Yields, Oil Drop Due to Covid-19 Lockdown Concerns

US stock futures were mixed, the dollar strengthened and oil prices fell as rising Covid-19 cases accelerated social distancing and business restrictions in Europe.

Futures linked to the S&P 500 fell 0.2% after the broad-market index closed 0.3% on Thursday at a record high. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures fell 0.4% on Friday. Nasdaq-100 futures were up 0.3%, signaling progress in technology stocks after the opening bell.