The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 92.58 up with +0.26% percent or +0.24 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 28,820.00 up with +0.69% percent or +198.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,550.12 up with +0.66% percent or +23.12 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 12,425.10 up with +0.91% percent or +112.62 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar bounced off two-year lows on Wednesday as U.S. data pointed to a firm manufacturing activity, while the euro retreated from its highest levels since 2018 on profit-taking.
Economic data published on Tuesday showed U.S. manufacturing activity accelerated to a nearly two-year high in August amid a surge in new orders, with the reading from the Institute for Supply Management at its highest level since November 2018.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,645.66 up with 0.76% percent or +215.61 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,526.65 up with +0.75% percent or +26.34 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,939.67 up with +1.39% percent or +164.21 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,578.58 with 1.07% percent or 16.71 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 909.34 up with +1.17% percent or +10.55 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,941.03 up with +0.75%percent or +14.49 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,653.67 up with +14.73 percent or +0.90% point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,062.44 up with +0.85% percent or +17.43 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,962.50 up with +0.84% or +16.34 point.