The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 96.66 with a loss of -0.04% percent or -0.04 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 25,405.00 with a loss of -0.65% percent or -166.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,123.12 with a loss of -0.57% percent or -17.88 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 10,681.40 with a loss -0.43% percent or -46.12 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar rallied from a four-week low on Thursday, as weaker U.S. stocks enhanced the currency’s safe-haven appeal for investors following a surge in new coronavirus cases and a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on President Donald Trump’s financial records.
The euro fell from a one-month high versus the dollar, while commodity currencies, which tend to rise when risk appetite increases, also slid against the greenback.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,706.09 with a loss of -1.39% percent or -361.19 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,152.05 with a loss of –0.56% percent or 17.89 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,547.75 up with +0.53% percent or +55.25 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,398.92 with a loss of -2.00% percent or -28.48 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 799.86 with a loss of –2.28% percent or -18.70 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,748.61 with a loss of –1.48% percent or −26.25 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,466.04 with a loss of –0.35% percent or -5.11 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,838.08 with a loss of –0.62% percent or -11.47 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,749.59 with a loss of -0.54% or −9.48 point.