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.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
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.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
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.