The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 97.08 up with +0.07% percent or +0.07 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 28,478.50 with a loss of -0.17% percent or -47.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,237.12 up with +0.06% percent or +1.87 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 8,854.38 up with +0.02% percent or +1.38 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Oil prices fell about 1% on Tuesday, surrendering some recent gains as investors reconsidered the likelihood of immediate supply disruptions in the Middle East after the United States killed a top Iranian military commander last week.
Brent crude fell 70 cents, or 1%, to trade at $68.21 per barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude shed 57 cents, or 0.9%, to settle at $62.70 per barrel.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,583.68 with a loss of –0.42% percent or –119.70 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,237.18 with a loss of –0.28% percent or -9.10 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,068.58 with a loss of –0.032% percent or -2.88 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,658.31 with a loss of -0.30% percent or -4.95 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,014.09 with a loss of –0.56% percent or −5.67 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,049.34 with a loss of –0.23% percent or −4.82 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,447.36 with a loss of –0.38% percent or -45 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,896.01 with a loss of –0.26% percent or -4.89 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,788.77 with a loss of –0.25% or –4.57 point.