June 4 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know

Updated from 6:51 a.m. EDT

Here are 10 things you should know for Wednesday, June 4:

1. -- U.S. stock futures were suggesting a lower start for Wall Street on Wednesday ahead of a U.S. jobs report and after European stocks declined amid a slowdown in first-quarter euro-area economic growth.

Asian shares ended the session mixed. Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.2%.

2. -- The economic calendar in the U.S. on Wednesday includes the ADP Employment Change Index for May at 8:15 a.m. EDT, the trade balance for April at 8:30 a.m., productivity for the first quarter at 8:30 a.m., the ISM Services Index for May at 10 a.m., and the Federal Reserve's "Beige Book" at 2 p.m.

3. -- U.S. stocks on Tuesday declined. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.13% to 16,722.34, the S&P 500 slid 0.04% to 1,924.24, and the Nasdaq dropped 0.07% to 4,234.08. 

4. -- Tesla's (TSLA) Elon Musk said Tuesday at the electric carmaker's annual shareholder meeting that he would remain as CEO for at least another four to five years.

Musk said he's committed to staying through the start of high-volume production of Tesla's coming third-generation car, which the company would like to start producing at the end of 2016, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Musk also said he may have to do something drastic to get automakers to do more as it relates to electric vehicles.

"I'm contemplating doing something fairly significant on that front which would be fairly controversial as it relates to Tesla's patents, but I need to write something down to explain my reasoning," Musk said.

Tesla shares fell 0.2% in premarket trading to $204.45.

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