US PRE MARKET
The US Dollar Index are trading at 96.92 with a loss of -0.51% percent or -0.49 point . The cac 40 index are trading at 5,265.50 with a loss of –0.57% percent or –30.25 point . The DAX Index are trading at 12,716.72 with a loss of –0.42% percent or –54.11 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,548.57 with a loss of –0.37% percent or –13.19 point.
TODAY’s FACTORS AND EVENTS
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Tuesday, as investors switched their focus to a number of speeches set to take place by leading U.S. Federal Reserve officials.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note sat higher at around 2.16 percent at 7:06 a.m. ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was up at 2.715 percent. Bond yields move inversely to prices.
A whole host of officials from the leading U.S. central bank are set to speak on Tuesday, with investors keeping an eye out for any hints as to how the U.S. economy is performing.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen will also be in the British capital, where she is set to have a conversation about global economic issues with Lord (Nicholas) Stern, the British Academy president.
Meanwhile, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari will be at a town hall forum in Michigan.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
U.S. market indexes were mixed on Monday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,409.55 for up with +0.07% percent or +14.79 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,439.07 for up with +0.03% percent or +0.77 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,247.15 with a loss of –0.46% percent or –18.10 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,415.95 for up with +0.11% percent or +1.51 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 854.44 for up with +0.15% percent or +1.27 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,750.75 for up with +0.39% percent or +6.80 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,075.26 with a loss of –0.02% percent or –0.17 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,445.52 for up with +0.07% percent or +0.97 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,352.22 for up with +0.06% percent or +0.84 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 21,409.55 for up with +0.07% percent or +14.79 point.