The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 98.83 up with +0.03% percent or +0.03 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 26,478.00  with a loss of -0.18% percent or -61.50point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,944.12  with a loss of -0.23% percent or -6.88 point.  The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,749.75  with a loss of -0.23% percent or -17.50 point.


The dollar edged up on Monday after four straight losses last week, while China’s offshore yuan and the euro were undermined by fresh jitters on the trade war front and data that added to evidence of economic recession in Germany.

A Bloomberg report that Chinese officials were reluctant to agree to U.S. President Donald Trump’s broad trade deal cast a pall over hopes for some progress in U.S.-China talks this week.


For the day the Dow is trading at 26,573.72 up with +1.42% percent or +372.68  point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,952.01  up with +1.42% percent or +41.38 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,982.47 up with +1.40% percent or +110.21 point.


Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,500.70  up with +  percent or +14.36 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 930.46 up  with + percent or +9.35 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,903.79 up with + percent or +19.17 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,306.99 up with + percent or +19.25 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,727.87 up with + percent or  +23.37 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,630.92 up with + or   +22.51 point.