Stock futures fall amid disappointing jobless claims data, Apple and Tesla shares decline

A Wall Street sign is pictured in the rain outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York June 9, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

CNBC: Stock futures slid early Thursday morning amid worse-than-expected jobless claims, while investors continued to rotate out of high-flying tech stocks.

Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average ticked lower by 150 points. S&P 500 futures fell 0.5%. Nasdaq 100 futures fell 0.8%.

First-time filings for unemployment insurance totaled 861,000 last week, the highest level in a month and above the Dow Jones estimate of 773,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday.