Futures for U.S. markets were lower late Tuesday evening, even though analysts say the Trump rally hasn't yet run out of steam.
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq both slipped 0.06% at 9:18 p.m. EST, while the Dow Jones Industrials lost 0.05%.
U.S. markets rose again Monday. Analysts have said they see no reason for gains to slow ahead of the Christmas season, as investors bet on more growth as well as fewer taxes and regulation under President-elect Donald Trump's administration. The euphoria pushed the Dow to a new closing high Tuesday and is supporting markets around the world.
The S&P added 0.34%, the Dow, 0.18%, to a record 19,251.78, and Nasdaq, 0.45%, Tuesday. The higher close in U.S. markets followed an equally positive day in Europe where investors are looking to the next meeting of the European Central Bank Thursday.
Germany's Dax added 0.85%, the FTSE in London, 0.49%, and Paris' Cac, 1.26%.
Asia opened higher across the board Wednesday with Japan cellular provider Softbank getting a bump after Trump tweeted about the company, which owns a majority of Sprint (S) - Get Report , investing in the U.S. Japan's Nikkei added 0.59%, the Hang Seng in Hong Kong, 0.64%, the ASX in Australia, 0.67%, and the Kospi in South Korea, 0.16%, at 8:52 p.m. EST.
In oil, a barrel of industry standard Brent crude cost $53.67 at 8:46 p.m. EST, a decrease of 0.48%, while West Texas crude cost $50.70 per barrel, a decline of 0.45%. Both prices are for futures with delivery in February and January, respectively.
In currencies, a dollar was worth ¥114.0830 at 8:59 p.m. EST, an increase of 0.031%, while it bought £0.7894, an increase of 0.094%.
The Irvine, Calif.-based company said after the closing bell that it now anticipates adjusted earnings per share between $2.10 and $2.15 for the second quarter, higher than its previous estimates of $1.85 to $1.95. Analysts surveyed by FactSet were looking for adjusted earnings of $1.90 per share.
Western Digital now projects revenue of $4.75 billion, topping its prior view of $4.70 billion. Wall Street was expecting $4.73 billion, according to FactSet.
Also in after-hours trade, arcade and restaurant company Dave & Busters Entertainment(PLAY) - Get Report topped Nasdaq gainers, adding 12.5% to $54 after raising its guidance and reporting better-than-expected results for the latest quarter. For its fiscal year, which ends in January, the Dallas-based chain now expects profit of $86.5 million to $88.5 million and revenue of $998 million to $1.003 billion.
It had earlier forecast earnings of $80 million to $85 million and revenue of $983 million to $995 million.