The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 96.93 with a loss of -0.24% percent or -0.24 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 26,086.00 up with +1.27% percent or +327.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,164.12 up with +1.12% percent or +35.12 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 10,475.40 up with +1.16% percent or +119.63 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar held steady against most currencies on Monday as investors awaited data expected to show the U.S. services sector stopped contracting, and highlighting the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
The euro moved in a narrow range before economic data from Germany and the eurozone that are also forecast to show a sharp rebound in corporate activity and retail sales, which would ease concerns about the economic outlook.
A steady rise of new coronavirus infections in the United States has discouraged some investors from taking on excessive risk, but most market participants remain focused on the growing likelihood that major economies will continue to recover.
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 +0.00%% percent or +0.00 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.