The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 95.09 with a loss of -0.28% percent or -0.27 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 25,553.00 up with +0.33% percent or +85.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,856.25 up with +0.22% percent or +6.25 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,462.75 up with +0.25% percent or +18.75 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The euro edged higher on Tuesday, bouncing from a near six-week low hit in the previous session, though major currencies remained trapped in broad ranges as investors hunted for fresh triggers in foreign exchange markets.
“At this stage of the cycle, markets are reasonably certain on what the Fed is going to do next and the dollar needs a fresh driver to shake it out of its current range,” said Viraj Patel, a currency strategist at ING Bank in London.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,684.31 up with +0.65% percent or +10.94 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,061.52 up with 0.75% percent or +7.91 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,009.50 up with +0.47% percent or +9.46 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,262.57 up with +0.43% percent or +5.38 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,691.85 up with +0.41% percent or +6.83 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,580.44 up with +0.38% percent or +6.06 point;