The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 96.67 up with +0.05% percent or +0.04 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 26,730.50 with a loss of -0.16% percent or -43.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,953.62 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -6.38 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,743.50 with a loss of -0.38% percent or -29.25 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar was headed for a big weekly loss on Friday, touching a five-month low against the Japanese yen and struggling versus the euro after a dovish shift by the Federal Reserve.
In joining the European Central Bank by opening the door to interest rate cuts and more stimulus to counter an economic slowdown, the Fed sent the dollar to its biggest two-day loss of 2019.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,753.17 up with +0.94% percent or +249.17 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,954.18 up with +0.95% percent or +27.72 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,051.34 up with +0.80% percent or +64.02 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,563.49 up with +0.51% percent or +7.92 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 945.14 up with +0.74% percent or +6.98 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,939.94 up with +0.67% percent or +12.99 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,305.05 up with +0.99% percent or +12.73 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,737.39 up with +0.89% percent or +15.32 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,635.81 up with +0.92% or +14.88 point.