The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 94.50 up with +0.16% percent or +0.15 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 26,638.00 with a loss of -0.29% percent or -77.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,228.62 with a loss of -0.29% percent or -9.38 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 10,861.20 with a loss of -0.28% percent or -30.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The U.S. dollar traded at a two-month high and was set for a fifth day of gains on Thursday as investors sought safety on concerns over economic recovery as coronavirus cases surged in Europe and on U.S. data showed rising unemployment claims.
Federal Reserve policymakers have called on the U.S. government to provide more fiscal support, fuelling a bout of selling in risky assets overnight, while European economic data has worsened in recent days prompting investors to lighten their positions after a rally in August.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,815.44 up with +percent or +52.31 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,246.59 with + percent or +9.67 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,672.27 up with + percent or +39.28 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,451.82 with 0.02% percent or +0.36 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 826.80 up with +0.51% percent or +4.17 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,792.31 up with percent or +0.22 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,504.50 up up with + percent or +4.81 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,897.84 up with + percent or +4.16 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,806.00 up with +or +4.16 point.