The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 100.15 up with +0.07% percent or +0.07 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 23,790.00 up with +1.18% percent or +277.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,871.88 up with +1.35% percent or +38.38 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 9,070.38 up with +1.32% percent or +118.38 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The safe-haven yen hovered near a seven-week high against the dollar on Thursday as investors limited their exposure to riskier assets amid dire global economic data, rising trade tensions and concerns over the euro zone.
The yen last stood at 106.15, after rising to 105.985 per dollar in the previous session, its firmest since mid-March. Against the euro, it traded at 114.66 yen per euro, having hit a 3 1/2-year high of 114.43 overnight.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 23,664.64 with a loss of -0.91% percent or -218.45 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,848.42 with a loss of –0.70%percent or -20.02 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,854.39 up with 0.51% percent or +45.27 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,263.01 with a loss of -0.82% percent or -10.50 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 729.41 with a loss of –1.26% percent or -9.30 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,593.77 with a loss of –0.83% percent or −13.34 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,313.03 with a loss of –0.43% percent or -5.66 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,647.92 with a loss of –0.64% percent or -10.69 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,568.03 up with –0.63% or -9.99 point.