The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 95.27 up with +0.13% percent or +0.12 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 25,812.00 with a loss of -0.36% percent or -93.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,874.25 with a loss of -0.21% percent or -6.00 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,444.50 with a loss of -0.21% percent or -12.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The euro rose on Tuesday as easing concerns about Italian debt boosted the single currency for a second day, while broader moves in forex markets were contained as investors fretted about the next developments in the Sino-U.S. trade dispute.
Sterling was the big mover elsewhere, rallying to a fresh five-week high above $1.30 after the European Union chief negotiator’s comments on Monday on the prospects of a Brexit deal underpinned demand for the pound.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,857.07 with a loss of -0.23% percent or -59.47 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,877.13 up with +0.19% percent or +5.45 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,924.16 up with +0.27% percent or +21.62 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,717.47 up with +0.25% percent or+4.29 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,082.57 up with +0.13% percent or +1.42 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,031.78 up with +0.22% percent or +4.53 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,272.29 up with +0.080% percent or +1.02 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,710.71 up with +0.22% or +3.72 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,596.94 up with +0.22% percent or +3.43 point;