The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 98.95 up  with +0.59% percent or +0.58  point.The Dow Futures is trading at 21,450.00 up with +0.06% percent or +13.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,530.25 up with +0.25% percent or +6.25 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,595.00  up with +0.35% percent or +26.50 point.


The Euro may face aggravated selling pressure if a slew of confidence data dampens what is an already-sour outlook for the region. The industrial and services components are expected to show negative prints at -12.6 and -5.0, respectively. Economic confidence is estimated to show a 91.6 reading, significantly down from the prior 103.5 report with traders eagerly waiting to see the final reading for the consumer statistic.


For the day the Dow is trading at 21,636.78 with a loss of –4.06% percent or –915.39 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,541.47 with  a loss of –3.37% percent or ?88.60 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,502.38 with a loss of –3.79% percent or –295.16 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,131.99  with a loss of -4.09% percent or -48.33  point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 669.88  with a loss of -4.39% percent or -30.78  point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,422.92 with a loss of –3.30% percent or −48.61  point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,162.30  with a loss of –3.50% percent or −42.20  point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,466.36 with a loss of –3.37% percent or -51.21 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,394.65  with a loss of –3.33% or −48.04 point.