The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 92.99 with a loss of -0.42% percent or -0.39 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 26,901.00 up with +0.69% percent or +184.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,317.88 up with +0.54% percent or +17.88 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 11,120.00 up with +0.31% percent or +34.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar was under pressure on Wednesday from a towering euro and crumbling U.S. yields, as the latest coronavirus relief package got bogged down in Congress and investors braced for a bumpy ride to economic repair.
A hardening perception that the U.S. rebound is lagging Europe has buttressed the common currency just below a two-year high, helping it repel a bounce in the dollar this week.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,828.47 up with +0.62% percent or +164.07 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,306.51 up with +0.36% percent or +11.90 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,941.17 up with +0.35% percent or +38.37 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,517.21 up with +0.69% percent or +10.41 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 881.14 up with +0.56% percent or +4.95 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,894.20 up with +0.51% percent or +9.65 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,524.36 up with +0.32% percent or +4.92 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,933.72 up with +0.37% percent or +7.17 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,837.31 up with +0.35% or +6.47 point.