The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 93.46 with a loss of -0.06% percent or -0.06 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 28,011.00 up with +0.06% percent or +16.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,386.38 with a loss of -0.19% percent or -6.52 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 11,426.60 with a loss of -0.37% percent or -42.63 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar was softer against riskier currencies on Tuesday on rising optimism that U.S. lawmakers could agree on new stimulus to blunt the economic impact of the coronavirus.
Risk appetite also improved after U.S. President Donald Trump left the hospital and returned to the White House following treatment for Covid-19, a development viewed as reducing political uncertainties in the near term.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,148.64 up with +percent or +465.83 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,408.63 up with + percent or +60.19 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,332.48 up with + percent or +257.47 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,581.96 up with +2.77% percent or +42.67 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 896.44 up with +2.27% percent or +19.86 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,945.96 up with + percent or +43.17 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,575.55 with percent or +28.47 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,003.32 up with + percent or +36.95 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,902.72 up with +or +34.10 point