The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 96.93 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -0.13 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 26,329.50 with a loss of -0.02% percent or -4.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,895.88 with a loss of -0.08% percent or -2.37 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,612.62 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -10.88 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar declined against a basket of currencies on Monday as recent strong economic data eased worries about the global economy, prompting investors to reduce safe-haven positions in the greenback.
The euro moved further above a one-month low reached last week as investors squared positions before a European Central Bank meeting this week.
Sterling rebounded from a one-week low versus the dollar. Investors were watching whether British Prime Minister Theresa May could convince the European Union to again postpone her country’s exit from the bloc.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,341.02 with a loss of -0.32% percent or -83.97 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,895.77 up with +0.10% percent or +3.03 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,953.88 up with +0.19% percent or +15.19 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,579.00 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -3.55 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 964.85 with a loss of -0.13% percent or -1.30 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,949.36 up with +0.023% percent or +0.45 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,277.57 up with +0.16% percent or +2.03 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,707.67 up with +0.081% percent or +1.39 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,604.56 up with +0.10% or +1.68 point