U.S. stock index futures fell late Wednesday, after the Dow and S&P 500 fell for a second straight day. As of midnight Eastern, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures
YM00,
-1.99%

were last down more than 300 points, or 1.2%, while S&P 500 futures
ES00,
-1.62%

and Nasdaq-100 futures
NQ00,
-1.25%

fell too. The Dow
DJIA,
-1.03%

and S&P 500
SPX,
-0.53%

closed lower Wednesday after the Fed said it will keep interest rates unchanged at near zero through 2022, while keeping up its current pace of bond-buying to support credit markets through the pandemic. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite
COMP,
+0.66%

gained 66.59 points, or 0.7%, to close at a record high 10,020.35,


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