The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 97.27 with a loss of -0.05% percent or -0.04 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 25,720.00 with a loss of -0.15% percent or -39.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,123.88 with a loss of -0.16% percent or -5.12 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 10,362.90 up with +0.07% percent or +7.13 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar was hemmed into a narrow range on Friday, supported by safe-haven flows as a resurgence of the coronavirus in the United States discouraged some investors from taking on excessive risk.
The yuan was stable in offshore trade before data on China’s services sector, but investors may avoid taking big positions due to worries about diplomatic friction between Washington and Beijing over civil liberties in Hong Kong.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,827.36 up with +0.36% percent or +92.39 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,130.01 up with +0.45% percent or +14.15 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,207.63 up with +0.52% percent or +53.00 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,431.86 up with +0.32% percent or +4.55 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 823.95 up with +0.50% percent or +4.13 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,778.95 up with +0.47% percent or +8.27 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,442.95 up with +0.40% percent or +5.73 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,825.97 up with +0.47% percent or +8.55 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,735.01 up with +0.48% or +8.28 point.