Dollar Index Update on 04 September 2018

The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 95.59  up with  +0.48% percent or +0.46 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 25,954.00 with a loss of  -0.13% percent or  -34.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,902.25 up with +0.01% percent or  +0.25 point.  The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,665.75  up with +0.03% percent or +2.50 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The dollar advanced across the board on Tuesday, rising more than a quarter of a percent against its rivals, as concerns about a likely escalation in trade conflict between the United States and China prompted investors to buy the greenback.

The public comment period on a U.S. proposal for new tariffs on Chinese goods is set to end on Thursday, after which U.S. President Donald Trump can follow through on plans to impose tariffs on $200 billion more of Chinese imports, though it is unclear how quickly that will happen.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

For the day the Dow is trading at 25,964.82  with a loss of -0.085% percent or -22.10 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,901.52  up with +0.013% percent or +0.39 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,109.548,109.54 up with +0.26% percent or +21.17 point.

WORLD MARKETS

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,740.75 up with +0.48% percent or +8.40 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,098.36 up with +0.60% percent or +6.50 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,044.70 up with +0.26% percent or +5.21 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,286.90   with a loss of  -0.036% percent or -0.46 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,726.09 up with +0.074% percent or +1.28 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,610.70  up with +0.040% percent or +0.65  point;

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