US futures are lower this morning as technology stocks weighed with Google leading the way down. Google shares are lower this morning after they were hit with a $2.7 billion fine by European Union regulators on charges that the company used their Google search function to benefit their Google Shopping services. Google representatives said they will consider an appeal. In economic data, US home prices rose 5.5%which missed estimates. Later today we will get consumer confidence. Asian markets closed mostly higher led by the Nikkei and markets in Europe are trading lower led by the CAC.