The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 97.22 with a loss of -0.16% percent or -0.16 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 26,317.00 with a loss of -0.29% percent or -77.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,892.38 with a loss of -0.12% percent or -3.62 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,594.88 with a loss of -0.12% percent or -9.37 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar sagged on Monday as bond yields extended their decline after a U.S.jobs report showed wage growth lose momentum even as employment increased.
The closely watched data released on Friday showed nonfarm payrolls rose by a solid 196,000 in March, topping expectations and giving riskier assets a much-needed lift.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,424.99 up with +0.15% percent or +40.36 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,892.74 up with +0.46% percent or +13.35 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,938.69 up with +0.59% percent or +46.91 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,582.56 up with +0.96% percent or +15.06 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 966.15 up with +0.89% percent or +8.50 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,948.91 up with +0.73% percent or +14.12 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,275.54 up with +0.33% percent or +4.14 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,706.28 up with +0.52% percent or +8.85 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,602.88 up with +0.49% or +7.78 point