US PRE MARKET
The US Dollar Index are trading at 95.85 for up with +0.09% percent or +0.07 point . The cac 40 index are trading at 5,250.06 for up with +0.53% percent or +27.47 point . The DAX Index are trading at 12,634.91 for up with +0.07% percent or +8.33 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,529.77 for up with +0.41% percent or +15.03 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The speech could be one of Yellen’s last to Congress. The Trump administration is set to decide whether or not it will nominate Yellen for a second term.
Meanwhile, the Bank of Canada raised interest rates for the first time in nearly seven years on Wednesday, saying the economy no longer needed as much stimulus.
U.S. market indexes were higher on Wednesday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,532.14 for up with 0.57% percent or +123.07 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,443.25 for up with +0.73% percent or +17.72 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,261.17 for up with +1.10% percent or +67.87 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,424.32 for up with +0.80% percent or +11.27 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 857.94 for up with +0.77% percent or +6.59 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,757.34 for up with +0.69% percent or +1.99 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,075.97 for up with +0.67% percent or +7.16 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,447.81 for up with +0.74% percent or 10.57 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,353.93 for up with +0.73% percent or +9.81 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 21,532.14 for up with +0.57% percent or +123.07 point.