The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 93.02 with +0.14% percent or +0.12 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 27,587.00 with a loss of -0.16% percent or -45.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,367.12 with a loss of -0.17% percent or -5.58 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 11,333.50 up with +0.01% percent or +1.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar clung to gains on Thursday, after minutes from last month’s U.S. Federal Reserve meeting gave few clues about whether an even more dovish shift in its policy framework is possible in the autumn, disappointing some dollar bears.
A heavily shorted greenback put on its biggest one-day surge since March after the release, hitting 93.159 against a basket of currencies, about 1% above Tuesday’s two-year trough.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,692.88 with a loss of -0.31% percent or -85.19 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,374.85 with a loss of –0.44% percent or -14.93 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,146.46 with a loss of -0.57% percent or -64.38 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,572.07 up with +0.15% percent or +2.29 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 908.43 up with +0.14% percent or +1.30 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,927.96 with a loss of –0.41% percent or -8.02 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,563.03 with a loss of –0.41% percent or −6.42 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,973.89 with a loss of –0.43%percent or -8.59 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,973.89 with a loss of –0.47% or -8.82 point.