The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 90.70 with a loss of -0.18% percent or -0.17 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 24,404.00 up with +0.49% percent or +118.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,738.00 up with +0.39% percent or +10.75 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,150.25 up with +0.47% percent or +33.75 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar consolidated gains on Tuesday after three consecutive months of gains as investors waited for minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s June meeting and jobs data that should confirm whether policymakers will raise interest rates twice this year.
The euro also gained after Germany’s coalition settled a row over migration that had threatened to topple Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,655.09 up with +0.73% percent or +12.02 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,027.28 up with 0.97% percent or +9.90 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,953.65 up with +0.10% percent or +1.98 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,199.46 up with 0.42% percent or +4.96 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,624.39 up with 0.33% percent or +5.40 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,514.49 up with 0.30% percent or +4.53 point;