The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 97.15 with a loss of -0.29% percent or -0.29 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 25,052.00 up with +0.41% percent or +102.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,012.88 up with +0.20% percent or +5.88 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 9,839.00 with a loss of -0.27% percent or -26.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar fell on Monday while the euro led gains by strengthening half a percent, though currency markets lacked clear direction as surging coronavirus cases kept economic optimism in check.
The global death toll from COVID-19 reached half a million on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally. Cases surged in Southern and Western U.S. states, prompting California to order some bars to close in the first major rollback of efforts to reopen the economy.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,015.55 with a loss of -2.84% percent or -730.05 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,009.05 with a loss of –2.42% percent or -74.71 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,757.22 with a loss of -2.59% percent or -259.78 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,378.78 with a loss of -2.44% percent or -34.53 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 788.69 with a loss of -2.87% percent or -23.31 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,719.32 with a loss of –1.98% percent or −34.72 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,386.05 with a loss of –2.73% percent or -38.91 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,754.87 with a loss of -2.37% percent or −42.65 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,667.25 with a loss of –2.37% or -40.44 point.