US STOCKS-Futures dip after recent gains amid few incentives

miércoles 11 de junio de 2014 07:37 GYT

* Dow closed at fourth straight record on Tuesday

* Traders eye low volume and low volatility

* Micron higher in premarket, Credit Suisse ups target

* Futures down: Dow 62 pts, S&P 9.2 pts, Nasdaq 16.5 pts

By Ryan Vlastelica

NEW YORK, June 11 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were lower on Wednesday, as investors struggled to find reasons to keep buying with indexes still hovering near record levels.

* Wall Street has been struggling for direction lately; the S&P on Tuesday moved within less than a 7-point range, typical of a recent tight trading pattern.

* While the upward trend in equities is still considered intact, a lack of major trading events could limit gains after the market's recent rally. The Dow ended at a fourth straight record Tuesday, while the S&P 500 closed lower after four days of record finishes.

* Investors were keeping an eye on low levels of both trading volume and volatility. The lighter-than-average volume could make the market vulnerable to sharp fluctuations, while some view the low levels of the CBOE Volatility index - the so-called 'fear gauge' - as a sign the market is not fully taking into account issues that could derail the rally.   Continuación...