The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 93.82 with a loss of -0.08% percent or -0.08% point.The Dow Futures is trading at 27,853.50 up with +0.69% percent or +189.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,380.12 up with +0.84% percent or +28.12 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 11,558.60 up with +1.33% percent or +151.37 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar was on the defensive at a one-week low on Thursday, as robust U.S. data and fresh hopes for U.S. fiscal stimulus had investors confident enough about economic recovery prospects to seek out riskier currencies.
Republican President Donald Trump’s administration has proposed a coronavirus stimulus package to House Democrats worth more than $1.5 trillion, and hopes are rising that both parties will reach a compromise.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,781.70 up with +percent or +329.04 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,363.00 up with percent or +27.53 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,167.51 up with percent or +82.26 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,507.69 up with +0.20% percent or +2.96 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 855.27 up with +0.22% percent or +1.92 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,861.29 up with percent or +12.50 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,560.58 up with + percent or +14.86 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,968.09 with + percent or +15.05 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,872.70 up with +or +14.95 point