The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 97.63 with a loss of -0.06% percent or -0.06 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 28,502.50 up with +0.07% percent or +20.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,228.62 up with +0.09% percent or +2.87 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 8,719.75 up with +0.10% percent or +9.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar held firm at start of holiday-thinned week on Monday after U.S. data pointed to solid economic growth while the British pound found some stability after having suffered its biggest weekly fall in three years.
A batch of economic data published on Friday showed the U.S. economy, already in its longest expansion in history, appears to have maintained the moderate pace of growth as the year ended, supported by a strong labor market.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,455.09 up with +0.28% percent or +78.13 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,221.22 up with +0.49% percent or +15.85 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,924.96 up with +0.42% percent or +37.74 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,671.90 up with +0.29% percent or +4.81 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,022.88 up with +0.043% percent or +0.44 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,065.61 up with +0.55% percent or +11.30 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,435.65 up with +0.40% percent or +5.74 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,887.82 up with +0.49% percent or +9.17 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,779.49 up with +0.50% or +8.89 point.