The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 96.52 with a loss of -0.23% percent or -0.22 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 28,458.50 up with +0.07% percent or +18.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,225.62 up with +0.07% percent or +2.12 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 8,738.75 up with +0.06% percent or +5.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar dipped to a near three-week low against the yen in thin year-end volume on Tuesday as investors favored riskier assets, led by renewed optimism about global growth.
The greenback was off 0.2% at 108.64 against the Japanese yen, the weakest since Dec. 12 and on track for its third straight session of losses.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,462.14 with a loss of –0.64% percent or –183.12 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,221.29 with a loss of –0.58% percent or -18.73 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,945.99 with a loss of –0.67% percent or -60.62 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,664.15 with a loss of –0.29% percent or -4.88 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,018.02 with a loss of –0.083% percent or -0.85 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,060.72 with a loss of –0.10% percent or -2.16 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,438.14 with a loss of –0.64% percent or -9.33 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,886.66 with a loss of –0.56% percent or -10.58 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,778.89 with a loss of –0.58% or -10.31 point.