The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 93.24 with a loss of -0.10% percent or -0.09 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 27,673.00 with a loss of -0.54% percent or -150.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,354.12 with a loss of -0.40% percent or -0.40% point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 11,151.80 with a loss of -0.21% percent or -23.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar steadied on Friday as a jump in U.S. bond yields and a drag on sentiment from lackluster Chinese economic data put the brakes on a selldown of the world’s reserve currency.
China’s retail sales unexpectedly extended their fall into a seventh month in July and industrial output missed expectations – suggesting bumps in even the world’s most promising rebound.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,896.72 with a loss of -0.29% percent or ?80.12 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,373.43 with a loss of –0.20% percent or -6.92 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,042.50 up with +0.27% percent or +30.26 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,579.79 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -3.46 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 917.57 with a loss of -0.71% percent or −6.60 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,952.62 with a loss of –0.29% percent or -5.67 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,557.83 with a loss of –0.18% percent or −2.76 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,972.22 with a loss of –0.11% percent or -2.25 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,871.55 with a loss of –0.11% or -2.02 point.