The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 95.66 with a loss of -0.10% percent or -0.10 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 24,475.00 up with +0.01% percent or +2.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,641.38 with a loss of -0.02% percent or -0.62 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 6,693.50 with a loss of -0.12% percent or -8.25 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The yen strengthened versus its peers on Tuesday, as investors took refuge in safe-haven assets after the U.S. Justice Department charged China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd with fraud, ratcheting up U.S.-Sino trade tensions.
The United States on Monday charged Huawei, its chief financial officer and two affiliates with bank and wire fraud to violate sanctions against Iran in a case that has escalated tensions with Beijing.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 24,528.22 with a loss of -0.84% percent or -208.98 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,643.85 with a loss of -0.78% percent or -20.91 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,085.68 with a loss of -1.11% percent or -79.18 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,473.54 with a loss of -0.63% percent or -9.32 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 917.07 with a loss of -0.64%percent or -5.91 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,816.06 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -0.14% point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,164.44 with a loss of -0.99%percent or -11.67 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,561.95 with a loss of -0.72%percent or -11.36 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,465.38 with a loss of -0.73% percent or -10.77 point