The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 96.95 with a loss of -0.07% percent or -0.07 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 26,201.00 up with +0.16% percent or +43.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,888.38 up with +0.20% percent or +5.88 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,607.00 up with +0.18% percent or +14.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
These factors weighed on market sentiment, spurring selling on Wall Street and touching off a partial reversal of earlier gains in oil prices. The pull back in crude and other commodity prices cut into the initial gains of the Canadian and Australian dollar as well as emerging currencies.
“Yen is now the top dog with lower stocks weighing on risk appetite,” said Joe Manimbo, senior market analyst at Western Union Business Solutions in Washington.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,150.58 with a loss of -0.72% percent or -190.44 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,878.20 with a loss of -0.61% percent or -17.57 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,909.28 with a loss of -0.56% percent or -44.61 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,559.68 with a loss of -1.22% percent or -19.32 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 952.93 with a loss of -1.24% percent or -11.92 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,927.04 with a loss of -1.14% percent or -22.32 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,270.67 with a loss of -0.54% percent or -6.90 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,696.15 with a loss of -0.67% percent or -11.51 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,594.42 with a loss of -0.63% or -10.14 point