The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 96.13 up with +0.17% percent or +0.18 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 26,406.00 with a loss of -2.06% percent or -555.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,131.88 with a loss of -1.70% percent or -54.12 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 9,959.00 with a loss of -1.27% percent or +48.38 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The pound fell against the dollar and euro on Thursday, on track to end its longest winning streak against the U.S. currency in 2-1/2 years as Brexit-related concerns and speculation about negative rates weighed on sterling again.
The pound had risen 3.9% against the dollar in 10 consecutive days of gains starting on May 28 – its longest winning streak since January 2018.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,989.99 with a loss of -1.04% percent or -282.31 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,190.14 with a loss of –0.53% percent or -17.04 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,020.35 up with +0.67% percent or +66.59 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,467.39 with a loss of -2.63% percent or -39.66 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 863.09 with a loss of –3.54% percent or -31.68 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,857.46 with a loss of –2.51% percent or -47.91 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,459.78 with a loss of –0.070% percent or -1.02 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,858.54 with a loss of -0.70% percent or -13.13 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,765.20 with a loss of -0.58% or -10.26 point.