The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 92.89 with a loss of -0.15% percent or -0.14 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 26,261.00 up with +0.16% percent or +43.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,253.62 up with +0.15% percent or +4.87 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 10,902.40 up with +1.00% percent or +108.38 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
he dollar slipped to two-year lows on Friday and is on track to post its biggest monthly decline in 10 years, as investors worried that a recovery in the U.S. economy would be hampered by the country’s struggle to stem the coronavirus epidemic.
Confidence in the U.S. currency was undermined further after U.S. President Donald Trump raised the possibility of delaying the nation’s November presidential election.
The dollar index fell to 92.597, a low last seen in May 2018, and is on course to post its steepest monthly fall since September 2010. It has fallen 4.9% so far this month.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,313.65 with a loss of -0.85% percent or -225.92 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,246.22 with a loss of –0.38% percent or -0.38% point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,587.81 up with +0.43% percent or +44.87 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,495.10 with a loss of -0.37% percent or -5.53 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 871.44 with a loss of –0.68% percent or -6.00 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,876.26 with a loss of -0.66% percent or -12.45 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,487.87 with a loss of –0.25% percent or -3.75 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,899.17 with a loss of –0.34% percent or -6.45 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,804.13 with a loss of –0.34% or -6.10 point.