The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 100.08 with a loss of -0.04% percent or -0.04 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 23,307.50 up with +0.26% percent or +61.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,734.12 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -0.88 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 8,181.88 with a loss of -0.10% percent or -7.87 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The U.S. dollar edged higher on in choppy trading, attracting safe-haven bids, as optimism faded that the coronavirus crisis may be nearing a peak and investor concerns remained over the economic fallout of the pandemic.
The greenback’s firmer tone came after U.S. equities ended lower on Tuesday. Wall Street shares traded higher in morning trading on Wednesday, but not many analysts were betting they would remain so by the end of the day.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 23,433.57 up with +3.44% percent or +779.71 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,749.98 up with +3.41% percent or +90.57 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,090.90 up with +2.58% percent or +203.64 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,191.66 up with +4.61% percent or +52.49 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 707.08 up with +4.34% percent or +29.43 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,535.51 up with +4.89% percent or +71.59 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,258.45 with 2.92% percent or +35.70 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,581.13 with 3.58% percent or +54.59 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,506.00 up with +3.52%or +51.14 point.