The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 96.89 up with +0.12% percent or +0.11 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 25,843.00 with a loss of -0.17% percent or -45.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,772.12 with a loss of -0.18% percent or -4.88 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,058.62 with a loss of -0.07% percent or -5.13 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar held steady against its peers on Tuesday, lacking strong direction as U.S. markets were shut for a holiday the previous day, while the euro’s latest bounce slowed as the focus drifted back to the economy and European Central Bank policy.
The dollar index versus a basket of six major currencies was little changed at 96.784 after ending the previous session flat. The U.S. financial markets were closed on Monday for Presidents’ Day.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,883.25 up with +1.33% percent or +339.98 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,775.60 up with +1.09% percent or +29.87 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,472.41 up with +0.61% percent or +45.46 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,569.25 up with +1.56% percent or +24.14 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 975.24 up with +1.47% percent or +14.09 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,914.01 up with +1.18% percent or +22.35 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,217.96 up with +1.09% percent or +13.16 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,643.45 up with +1.11% percent or +17.96 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,540.37 up with +1.07% percent or +16.29 point