The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 96.77 up with +0.04% percent or +0.04 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 25,757.50 up with +2.35% percent or +592.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,069.38 up with +1.96% percent or +59.13 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 9,765.25 up with +1.54% percent or +148.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The safe-haven dollar, yen and Swiss franc gained on Friday as U.S. stocks tumbled amid diminished expectations that the global economy would recover swiftly from the coronavirus pandemic.
The yen rose to a one-month high against the dollar, while the Swiss franc climbed to a fresh three-month peak.
The dollar index, though, gained for the day, as investors sold currencies associated with risk-taking such as the euro, sterling and the Australian dollar.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,128.17 with a loss of -6.90%percent or -1,861.82 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,002.10 with a loss of –5.89% percent or -188.04 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,492.73 with a loss of -5.27% percent or -527.62 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,356.22 with a loss of –7.58% percent or -111.17 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 792.25 with a loss of –8.21% percent or -70.84 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,724.62 with a loss of –7.15% percent or -132.84 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,376.79 with a loss of –5.69% percent or -82.99 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,746.70 with a loss of -6.02% percent or -111.84 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,660.70 with a loss of -5.92% or -104.50 point.