The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 93.08 with a loss of -0.19% percent or -0.18 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 27,810.00 with a loss of -0.58% percent or -162.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,381.75 with a loss of -0.55% percent or -18.55 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 11,332.80 with a loss of -0.53% percent or -60.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The euro edged higher on Thursday as traders braced for a European Central Bank meeting to gauge policymakers’ views on the common currency’s recent appreciation and its impact on inflation.
Sterling steadied above a six-week low but could lose more ground due to growing concern that Britain and the European Union
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,940.47 with + percent or +439.58 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,398.96 up with + percent or +67.12 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,141.56 up with percent or +293.87 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,526.48 up with +1.45% percent or +21.89 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 879.29 up with +1.01% percent or +8.79 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,880.52 up with + percent or +25.35 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,580.87 up with + percent or +33.97 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,980.15 up with + percent or +39.17 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,883.40 up with 02or +37.82 point.