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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Futures slide after Trump says no deadline for China trade deal

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U.S. stock index futures slid about 0.4% on Tuesday after President Donald Trump said he had no deadline for reaching a trade agreement with China and it might be better to wait until after the U.S. presidential election in November, 2020. [nL9N27702H]

Dec 3 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures slid about 0.4% on Tuesday after President Donald Trump said he had no deadline for reaching a trade agreement with China and it might be better to wait until after the U.S. presidential election in November, 2020.

At 05:37 a.m. ET, Dow e-minis 1YMc1 were down 116 points, or 0.42%. S&P 500 e-minis ESc1 were down 11.75 points, or 0.38% and Nasdaq 100 e-minis NQc1 were down 41.5 points, or 0.5%.

(Reporting by Sruthi Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Bernard Orr)

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