The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 96.31 with a loss of -0.11% percent or -0.11% point. The Dow Futures is trading at 26,036.50 with a loss of -0.24% percent or -62.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,791.38 with a loss of -0.20% percent or -5.62 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,103.00 up with -0.32% percent or -22.75 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar held near a one-week low against its rivals on Tuesday as currency markets waited for testimony from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell that might give a further boost to risk appetite.
Risky assets had a strong start to the week with the Chinese currency hitting a seven-month high on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed he would delay a planned hike in tariffs on Chinese imports
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,091.95 up with +0.23% percent or +60.14 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,796.11 up with +0.12% percent or +3.44 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,554.46 up with +0.36% percent or +26.92 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,588.81 with a loss of -0.079% percent or -1.26 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 984.53 with a loss of -0.28% percent or −2.76 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,933.12 with a loss of -0.031% percent or -0.60 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,228.38 up with +0.27% percent or +3.32 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,656.44 up with +0.12% percent or +1.91 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,552.00 up with +0.13% percent or +2.02 point.