The U.S.Dollar Index  is trading at 93.17 with a loss of -0.18% percent or -0.17  point.The Dow Futures is trading at 27,729.50 up with +0.67% percent or +184.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,381.75 up with +0.87% percent or +29.12 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 11,288.10 up with +0.98% percent or +109.87 point.


“The ECB is this week’s biggest event by far and there is a lot at stake,” said Masaru Ishibashi, joint general manager of trading at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp.

“Most recently, the ECB downplayed inflation, but I want to see how Lagarde will approach this in her press conference. This will determine which way the euro goes.”


For the day the Dow is trading at 27,534.58 with a loss of – percent or  ?405.89 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,339.19 with a loss of – percent or –59.77 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,919.59 with a loss of percent or –221.97 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,526.48 up with -1.23% percent or -18.73 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 867.53  with a loss of – percent or11.76 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,857.15 with a loss of – percent or −23.37 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,551.03  with a loss of – percent or −29.84 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,947.54  with a loss of – percent or32.61 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,851.92 with a loss of –or31.49 point.