The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 100.08 up with +0.34% percent or +0.34 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 24,139.00 with a loss of -0.61% percent or -147.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,910.12 with a loss of -0.63% percent or -18.38 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 9,193.25 with a loss of -0.27% percent or -25.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar rose on Monday as investors worried that economic recovery might be slower than hoped and sought the safety of the U.S. currency even though more countries eased coronavirus lockdowns.
The dollar was broadly flat overnight but rose in early London trading as investors adjusted their risk expectations with an eye on warnings of a second wave of COVID-19 infections.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 24,331.32 with 1.91% percent or +455.43 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,929.80 up with +1.69%percent or +48.61 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,121.32 up with +1.58% percent or +141.66 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,329.64 with +3.64% percent or +46.71 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 770.87 up with +4.11% percent or +30.41 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,676.18 up with +3.46%percent or +56.10 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,345.19 up with +1.49% percent or +19.75 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,345.19 up with +1.88% percent or +31.44 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,616.10 up with +1.78% or +28.21 point.