The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 93.088 up with +0.070% percent or +0.069 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 28,142.50 with a loss of -0.18% percent or -50.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,443.88 up with +0.03% percent or +0.88 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 11,771.80 up with +0.39% percent or +45.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar held steady against most currencies on Wednesday as traders braced for U.S. data expected to show a slowdown in durable goods orders and a key speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.
The yuan rose toward a seven-month high after U.S. and Chinese trade officials reaffirmed their commitment to a phase one trade deal, which eased concerns about a diplomatic standoff between the world’s two-largest economies.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,248.44 with a loss of -0.21% percent or ?60.02 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,443.62 up with +0.36% percent or +12.34 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,466.47 up with +0.76% percent or +86.75 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,571.21 up with +0.17% percent or +2.74 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 910.35 up with +0.068% percent or +0.62 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,935.73 with a loss of –0.12% percent or−2.42 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,604.88 up with +0.44% percent or +6.99 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,010.62 up with +0.35% percent or +6.95 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,910.84 up with +0.36% or +6.81 point.