The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 94.10 with a loss of -0.11% percent or -0.11 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 26,723.00 with a loss of -0.12% percent or -31.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,929.50 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -4.00 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,523.25 with a loss of -0.36% percent or -27.25 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar edged higher on Monday, snapping a two-week losing streak, as investors bought the greenback before a widely expected interest rate hike by the U.S. central bank this week while trade war concerns checked investor appetite for risk.
The dollar had struggled as trade war concerns faded and emerging market central banks led by Turkey took aggressive steps to stabilize their markets.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,743.50 up with +0.32% percent or +86.52 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,929.67 with a loss of -0.037% percent or -1.08 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,986.96 with a loss of -0.51% percent or -41.28 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,712.32 with a loss of -0.46% percent or -7.87 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,074.35 with a loss of -0.52% percent or -5.57 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,041.36 with a loss of -0.19% percent or -3.84 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,298.14 with a loss of -0.097% percent or -1.26 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,736.43 with a loss of -0.089% percent or -1.54 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,623.33 with a loss of -0.059% percent or -0.95 point;