US PRE MARKET
The US Dollar Index are trading at 96.24 with a loss of -0.26% percent or -0.24 point . The cac 40 index are trading at 5,239.28 with a loss of –0.37% percent or -19.30 point . The DAX Index are trading at 12,606.74 with a loss of –0.51% percent or –64.28 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,522.72 with a loss of –0.44% percent or -15.60 point.
TODAY’s FACTORS AND EVENTS
Nasdaq futures dropped about half a percent, as large-cap tech stocks like Facebook and Apple traded lower in the premarket. Dow and S&P futures, meanwhile, both gained about 0.1 percent.
Tech stocks were under pressure Tuesday after EU regulators hit Google with a 2.4 billion euro ($2.7 billion) fine, stating that the tech giant had violated antitrust rules when it came to its online shopping practices.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
U.S. market indexes were lower on Tuesday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,310.66 with a loss of –0.46% percent or –98.89 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,419.38 with a loss of –0.81% percent or –19.69 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,146.62 with a loss of –1.61% percent or –100.53 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,403.52 with a loss of -0.93% percent or -13.12 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 847.58 with a loss of –0.80% percent or –6.86 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,736.58 with a loss of –0.81% percent or –14.17 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,066.36 with a loss of –0.83% percent or –8.90 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,433.44 with a loss of -0.84% percent or -12.08 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,341.03 with a loss of -0.83% percent or -11.20 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 21,310.66 with a loss of –0.46% percent or –98.89 point.