The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 96.95 up with +0.07% percent or +0.06 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 25,766.00 with a loss of -0.02% percent or -4.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,139.38 up with +0.09% percent or +2.88 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 10,561.00 up with +0.27% percent or +28.75 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar held onto gains on Wednesday as a resurgence of the coronavirus in the United States and the return of lockdowns in some countries boosted safe-haven demand for the U.S. currency.
Risk sentiment was also undermined after Federal Reserve officials expressed concern that rising coronavirus cases could harm economic growth just as stimulus measures start to expire.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,890.18 with a loss of -1.51% percent or -396.85 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,145.32 with a loss of –1.08% percent or -34.40 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,343.89 with a loss of -0.86% percent or -89.76 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,416.00 with a loss of -1.86% percent or -26.89 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 815.23 with a loss of –2.00% percent or -16.66 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,762.92 with a loss of –1.92% percent or -34.44 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,456.52 with a loss of –0.96% percent or -14.11 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,833.99 with a loss of –1.10% percent or -20.47 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,744.23 up with 1.06% or -18.66 point.