The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 98.79 with a loss of -0.12% percent or -0.12 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 25,338.00 up with +1.34% percent or +336.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,027.62 up with +1.11% percent or +33.12 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 9,472.62 up with +0.70% percent or +66.12 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar edged higher on Wednesday as worries about the U.S. response to China’s proposed security law for Hong Kong supported safe-haven demand for the greenback.
The yuan fell to the lowest in more than eight months after a media report that Beijing planned to expand the scope of its security legislation, which is likely to increase concerns about civil liberties in the former British colony.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 24,995.11 up with +2.17% percent or +529.95 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,991.77 up with +1.23% percent or +36.32 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,340.22 up with +0.17% percent or +15.63 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,393.07 up with +2.77% percent or +37.54 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,393.07 up with 2.77% percent or +37.54 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,753.03 up with +3.40% percent or +57.70point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,369.98 with +0.81%percent or +11.04 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,742.44 up with +1.38% percent or +23.77 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,653.62 up with +1.30% or +21.16 point.