The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 102.65 with a loss of -0.17% percent or -0.17 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 18,469.50 with a loss of -3.00% percent or -570.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,217.25 with a loss of -3.11% percent or -71.25 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 6,781.62 with a loss of -2.69% percent or -187.38 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar rose against major currencies on Monday as fresh declines in global stocks and worries about tightening liquidity amid the worsening coronavirus crisis accelerated the flight to cash.
The dollar rose against sterling toward its strongest since at least 1985.
Against the antipodeans, the greenback rose toward a 17-year high against the Australian dollar and approached an 11-year peak against the New Zealand dollar as investors dumped riskier assets.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 19,173.98 with a loss of –4.55% percent or –913.21 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,304.92 with a loss of –4.34% percent or –104.47 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 6,879.52 up with +3.79% percent or +271.06 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,013.89 with a loss of -4.24% percent or -44.86 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 604.59 with a loss of -4.82% percent or –30.60 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,258.73 with a loss of -4.46% percent or –30.60 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,065.65 with a loss of –4.39% percent or -48.95 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,324.80 with a loss of –4.20% percent or -58.04 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,260.69 with a loss of –4.20% or -55.20 point.