The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 97.55 up with +0.17% percent or +0.16 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 26,696.50 with a loss of -0.36% percent or -96.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,967.62 with a loss of -0.37% percent or -10.88 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,762.62 with a loss of -0.49% percent or -38.38 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
“The euro’s failure to sustain a break higher reflects in part building expectations for more aggressive ECB easing, which has been reinforced by the recent nomination of Christine Lagarde to replace Mario Draghi as president when his term ends in October,” said MUFG analyst Lee Hardman in a note to clients.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,806.14 with a loss of -0.43% percent or -115.98 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,975.95 with a loss of -0.48% percent or -14.46 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,098.38 with a loss of -0.78% percent or -63.41 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,561.39 with a loss of -0.90% percent or -14.24 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 948.66 with a loss of -1.02% percent or -9.76 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,947.42 with a loss of -0.94% percent or -18.53 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,314.36 with a loss of -0.49% percent or -6.41 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,749.05 with a loss of -0.54% percent or -9.48 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,647.74 with a loss of -0.51% or -8.49 point.