U.S INDEX MARKET
The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 93.43 up with +0.16% percent or +0.14 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 24,641.00 with a loss of -0.08% percent or -19.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,707.25 with a loss of -0.06% percent or -1.75 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 6,883.75 with a loss of -0.10% percent or -6.75 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The moves in pre-market trade followed surging bond yields in the previous session. Robust retail sales and factory data lifted the U.S. 10-year yield through a psychologically important level to hit 3.095 percent — its highest since 2011. The rise in yields hampered U.S. share markets amid fears it could undercut stock valuations.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,600.34 with a loss of 0.00% percent or 0.00 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 982.43 up with +0.031% percent or +0.30 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,930.67 with a loss of -0.24% percent or -4.56 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,192.81 with a loss of -0.77% percent or -9.25 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,609.65 with a loss of -0.60% percent or -9.76 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,503.91 with a loss of -0.65% percent or -9.88 point;