The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 97.40 up with +0.02% percent or +0.02 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 28,394.50 with a loss of -0.02% percent or -6.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,209.88 with a loss of -0.06% percent or -1.87 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 8,670.38 with a loss of -0.04% percent or -3.12 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
“The market was always a little bit naive in a way to think that a Tory election win was going to remove the fog of Brexit,” said Ray Attrill, head of FX strategy at National Australia Bank. “There were obviously some longs in weak hands that got forced out.”
The dollar last traded a whisker stronger on the Japanese yen at 109.31 and a tiny bit weaker against the euro at $1.1116. The dollar has gained 0.7% on the yen this week.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,376.96 up with +0.49% percent or +137.68 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,205.37 up with 0.45% percent or +14.23 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,887.22 up with +0.67% percent or +59.48 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,667.09 up with +0.32% percent or +5.36 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,022.44 up with +0.29% percent or +2.91 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,054.31 up with +0.40% percent or +8.16 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,429.91 up with +0.48% percent or +6.83 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,878.65 up with +0.45% percent or +8.36 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,770.59 up with +0.46% or +8.03 point.