The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 97.40 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -0.02 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 26,137.00 up with +0.92% percent or +238.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,123.12 up with +0.81% percent or +25.22 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 10,060.90 up with +0.78% percent or +77.88 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar headed for its best week in a month on Friday as a resurgence in coronavirus cases knocked confidence in a rapid economic recovery and drove investors to the safety of the world’s reserve currency.
Geopolitical tensions on the Korean peninsula, in the Himalayas and between China and its trading partners have also weighed, and the balance of risks kept morning moves modest.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,080.10 with a loss of -0.15% percent or -39.51 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,115.34 up with +0.059% percent or +1.85 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,943.05 up with +0.33% percent or +32.52 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,427.08 up with 0.04% percent or +0.54 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 829.29 with a loss of –0.35% percent or −2.91 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,792.81 with a loss of –0.31% percent or −5.56 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,427.78 up with +0.11% percent or +1.64 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,816.40 up with +0.082% percent or +1.50 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,725.71 up with +0.085% or +1.47 point.