The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 98.39 up with +0.02% percent or +0.02 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 28,099.00 up with -0.17% percent or -49.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,147.38 with a loss of -0.20% percent or -6.37 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 8,434.25 with a loss of -0.24% percent or -20.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar was headed on Friday for its highest weekly finish against the safe-haven yen since May, as data showing the U.S. economy is on a firm footing had investors scaling back rate-cut bets.
Nerves persisted though, as other major currencies spent the week rangebound, navigating a blizzard of trade war headlines that offered few clues as to when or how a truce might be agreed between Washington and Beijing.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,164.00 up with +0.35% percent or +97.53 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,153.63 up with +0.42% percent or +13.11 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,705.18 up with +0.66% percent or +57.24 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,634.10 up with +0.61% percent or +9.87 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 999.99 up with +0.44% percent or +4.42 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,030.78 up with +0.63% percent or +12.76 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,404.15 up with +0.46% percent or +6.39 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,850.22 up with +0.44% percent or +8.04 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,744.38 up with +0.42% or +7.37 point.