The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 99.77 with a loss of -0.12% percent or -0.12 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 24,090.50 up with +1.04% percent or +247.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,911.12 up with +1.08% percent or +31.12 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 9,206.00 up with +1.08% percent or +98.25 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar slipped on Friday as investors defied a broader sense of doom around upcoming U.S. employment data and found reasons to buy riskier currencies with more governments slowly reopening their economies for business.
The mood got a lift after China and the United States said their top trade negotiators had held a phone call and agreed to strengthen economic and public health cooperation.
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 1,282.93 with +1.58% percent or +19.92 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 740.46 up with +1.51% percent or +11.05 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,620.08 up with +1.65% percent or +26.31 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,325.44 up with +0.95% percent or +12.41 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,669.09 up with +1.28% percent or +21.16 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,587.89 up up with +1.27% or +19.86 point.