The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 97.22 with a loss of -0.11% percent or -0.10 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 24,752.00 with a loss of -2.54% percent or -646.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,957.62 with a loss of -2.19% percent or -66.13 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 9,473.25 with a loss of -1.65% percent or -159.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar steadied on Monday and commodity currencies erased some losses as the “risk-off” sentiment which dominated overnight trading eased somewhat.
Equity markets fell in early London trading, with many analysts citing fears of a second wave of COVID-19 infections.
China re-introduced restrictions in some areas after Beijing reported its biggest cluster of new infections since February.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,605.54 up with +1.90% percent or +477.37 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,041.31 up with +1.31% percent or +39.21 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,588.81 up with +1.01% percent or +96.08 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,387.68 up with +2.32% percent or +31.46 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 812.49 up with +2.55% percent or +20.24 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,759.91 up with +2.05% percent or +35.29 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,393.26 up with +1.20% percent or +16.47 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,771.06 up with 1.39% percent or +24.36 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,682.92 up with +1.34% or +22.22 point.