US PRE MARKET
The US Dollar Index are trading at 96.73 with a loss of -0.07% percent or -0.06 point . The cac 40 index are trading at 5,277.69 with a loss of –0.57% percent or –30.20 point . The DAX Index are trading at 12,728.35 with a loss of –0.74% percent or –94.59 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,557.87 with a loss of – 0.61% percent or -21.68 point .
TODAY’s FACTORS AND EVENTS
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury notes, which moves inversely to price, was lower at around 2.147 percent, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was also lower at 2.808 percent.
In oil markets, Brent crude traded at around $49.31 a barrel on Tuesday, down 0.32 percent, while U.S. crude was around $47.25 a barrel, down 0.3 percent.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
U.S. market indexes were lower Monday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,184.04 with a loss of –0.10% percent or –22.25 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,436.10 with a loss of –0.12% percent or –2.97 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,295.68 with a loss of –0.16% percent or –10.11 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,394.62 with a loss of -0.83% percent or -11.70 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 846.01 with a loss of –0.69% percent or –5.90 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,743.62 with a loss of –0.43% percent or –7.49 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,074.00 with a loss of –0.03% percent or –0.36 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,441.775 with a loss of -0.19% percent or -2.754 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,350.003 with a loss of -0.15% percent or -2.092 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 21,184.04 with a loss of –0.10% percent or –22.25 point.