US PRE MARKET
The US Dollar Index are trading at 93.52 with a loss of -0.33% percent or -0.31 point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,282.16 with a loss of –0.63% percent or –33.42 point . The DAX Index are trading at 12,859.27 with a loss of –1.34% percent or –174.21 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,522.29 with a loss of –0.95% percent or –33.74 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The U.S. dollar spent Tuesday solidly in negative territory, as one of its main rivals, the euro, rallied back to the level it was at before the European Central Bank’s dovish tapering action sent it lower three weeks ago.
The shared currency was helped by strong economic data out of Germany, the E.U.’s largest economy.
Earlier in the session, traders were looking to Frankfurt, where central banking heavyweights including Fed boss Janet Yellen and ECB head Mario Draghi talked central banking communication strategies.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
U.S. market were lower on Tuesday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 23,409.47 with a loss of –0.13% percent or –30.23 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,578.87 with a loss of –0.23% percent or –5.97 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,737.87 with a loss of –0.29% percent or –19.72 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,471.26 with a loss of -0.26% percent or -3.81 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 894.74 with a loss of –0.03% percent or –0.30 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,826.80 with a loss of –0.12% percent or –2.13 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,136.74 with a loss of –0.36% percent or –4.08 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,525.27 with a loss of –0.23% percent or –3.58point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,428.64 with a loss of –0.23% percent or –3.33 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 23,409.47 with a loss of –0.13% percent or –30.23 point.