The Stock Market Is Set to End One of the Best Quarters Ever With a Whimper

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U.S. stocks were poised to open slightly lower Tuesday as the second quarter comes to an end. Markets are weighing what increasing coronavirus cases mean for the reopening of the economy against economic data from China that showed factory activity rising to a three-month high.

Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average were off 62 points, or 0.2%, while Nasdaq Composite futures dipped 0.1%. S&P 500 futures were off 0.2%. Oil fell with the price of WTI crude dropping 0.9% to $39.34 a barrel and the price of Brent crude falling 1.1% to $41.25 a barrel.