The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 98.14 with +0.00% percent or +0.00 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 26,426.00 with a loss of -0.05% percent or -14.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,926.12 with a loss of -0.00% percent or -0.13 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,812.62 up with +0.18% percent or +14.12 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The euro hovered near 22-month lows on Friday as traders waited to see whether U.S. GDP data due out later will reinforce signs of economic strength and send the dollar surging even higher.
After a small rise in volatility this week – albeit from multi-year lows – currency markets were quiet at the European open, with most major pairs stuck in tight trading ranges.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,462.08 with a loss of -0.51% percent or -134.97 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,926.17 with a loss of -0.037% percent or -1.08 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,118.68 up with +0.21% percent or +16.67 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,575.61 with a loss of -0.79% percent or -12.52 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 964.06 with a loss of -1.01% percent or -9.79 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,955.14 with a loss of -1.14% percent or -22.53 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,298.54 up with +0.12% percent or +1.52 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,723.17 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -2.35 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,620.50 with a loss of -0.087% or -1.41 point.