The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 95.32 with a loss of -0.08% percent or -0.08 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 26,041.00 with +0.32% percent or +82.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,885.00 up with +0.36% percent or +10.25 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,477.50 up with +0.52% percent or +39.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar traded higher against a basket of currencies on Monday amid fears of a potentially major escalation in the China-U.S. trade conflict, while Sweden’s crown rose following the previous day’s election.
U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Friday that he was ready to slap tariffs on virtually all Chinese imports into the United States, threatening duties on another $267 billion of goods in addition to the $200 billion already facing the risk of duties.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,916.54 with a loss of -0.31% percent or -79.33 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,871.68 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -6.37 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,902.54 with a loss of -0.25% percent or -20.18 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,713.18 with a loss of -0.075% percent or -1.29 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,081.15 with a loss of -0.27% percent or -2.90 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,027.25 with a loss of -0.21% percent or -4.29 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,271.27 with a loss of -0.21% percent or -2.71 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,706.99 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -3.70 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,593.51 with a loss of -0.23% percent or -3.64 point;