The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 99.10 up with +0.03% percent or +0.03 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 29,459.50 up with +0.09% percent or +27.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,383.38 up with +0.17% percent or +5.88 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 9,640.25 with +0.28% percent or +27.25 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The Japanese yen held onto gains against the dollar on Friday as renewed worries about the coronavirus outbreak supported demand for safe-haven currencies and weighed on prices of riskier assets.
The Chinese yuan nursed losses in offshore trade as the flu-like virus, which emerged late last year in China’s Hubei province, slammed the brakes on consumer spending and manufacturing.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 29,423.31 with a loss of –0.43% percent or –128.11 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,373.94 with a loss of –0.16% percent or –5.51 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,711.97 with a loss of –0.14% percent or –13.99 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,693.74 up with +0.26% percent or +4.36 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,023.47 up with +0.37% percent or +3.75 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,097.29 with +0.28% percent or +0.28% point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,513.23 with a loss of –0.30% percent or –4.58 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,976.22 with a loss of -0.089% percent or -1.77 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,867.04 with a loss of –0.11% or -2.11 point.