The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 98.35 up with +0.07% percent or +0.07 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 26,933.50 with a loss of -0.25% percent or -68.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,989.12 with a loss of -0.29% percent or -8.63 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,937.25 with a loss of -0.28% percent or -22.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar held near a four-week low on Wednesday as trade tension between Washington and Beijing continued to weigh on the global growth outlook.
The dollar’s losses were most pronounced against the Japanese yen, which had reached a two-and-a-half-month low amid concern the trade war between China and the United States will weigh on risk appetite.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,024.80 up with +0.89% percent or +237.44 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,995.68 up with +1.00% percent or +29.53 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,148.71 up with +1.24% percent or +100.06 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,523.30 up with +1.19% percent or +17.87 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 942.32 up with +1.09% percent or +10.15 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,924.31 up with +0.80% percent or +15.28 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,328.43 up with +1.06% percent or +13.87 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,752.96 up with +0.99% percent or +17.14 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,654.55 up with +0.97% or +15.95 point.