The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 99.44 up with +0.07% percent or +0.07 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 26,947.00 up with +0.17% percent or +46.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,983.38 up with +0.16% percent or +4.88 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,788.75 up with +0.23% percent or +18.25 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar rose to a 29-month high on Tuesday as renewed evidence of strength in the U.S. economy encouraged investors to buy dollars, especially versus the euro.
The dollar had already scored its biggest quarterly gain since June 2018, and encouraging economic data from the U.S. have led markets to scale back expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates in coming months.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,916.83 up with + percent or +96.58 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,976.74 up with + percent or +14.95 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,999.34 up with + percent or +59.71 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,523.37 up with + percent or +2.90 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 947.72 up with + percent or +1.41 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,935.48 up with + percent or + +12.74 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,315.25 up with + percent or +6.59 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,742.70 up with + percent or +8.70 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,644.18 up with + or +8.56 point.