The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 97.33 with a loss of -0.05% percent or -0.04 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 26,510.00 with a loss of -0.21% percent or -56.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,903.38 with a loss of -0.23% percent or -6.62 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,692.88 with a loss of -0.25% percent or -19.62 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar edged up against key peers such as the euro and the yen on Monday, boosted by the relative strength of the U.S. economy, while losing ground against the Canadian dollar following a rise in crude oil prices.
Financial markets in Australia, Hong Kong and many major countries in Europe are closed on Monday for the Easter holiday. Currency trading continues globally but volume is expected to be light.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,559.54 up with +0.40% percent or +106.88 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,905.03 up with +0.16% percent or +4.58 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,998.06 up with +0.025% percent or +1.98 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,565.75 with a loss of -0.12% percent or -1.85 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 962.66 with a loss of -0.20% percent or -1.89 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,953.43 up with +0.25% percent or +4.84 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,287.40 up with +0.099% percent or +1.27 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,710.97 up with +0.13% percent or +2.25 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,608.93 up with +0.15% or +2.41 point.