After a mixed close, US stocks are set for a lower start on Tuesday, while European indices are also generally lagging.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up nearly 45 points to 25,064, while the S&P 500 lost 2.88, while the Nasdaq was down around 20 points.
In futures trade today, the Dow Jones lost around 14, while the Nasdaq shed nearly 15 and the broader-based S&P 500 shed four points.
The big corporate story of the day comes from streaming media services titan Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX), which is down nearly 12% in before-the-bell New York trade to US$352.65 as it disappointed with second quarter results.
"Investors in Netflix are suffering a rare reverse today as the shares are tumbling amid disappointment over the company’s subscriber addition number for the second quarter of the year. said Russ Mould, AJ Bell's investment director.
CBS News (@CBSNews) 17 July 2018"But nerves over the subs figure relay reflect the company’s lofty valuation and how the company is still a long way from generating the sort of cash flow that would justify its $155 billion market capitalisation."
In London, FTSE 100 is down around eight points at the time of writing to 7,593 after a jobs report didn't really provide a catalyst but showed a fall in wage growth, while the German DAX is down nearly 14 and France's CAC 40 is down 11.63.
In Asia overnight, there was a mixed picture in the markets. The Nikkei 225 in Japan added around 100 points, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost nearly 16.