The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 93.17 up with +0.12%percent or +0.11 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 28,515.00 with a loss of -0.01% percent or -3.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,484.38 up with +0.32% percent or +0.32% point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 11,855.00 up with +1.11% percent or +130.25 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar inched up in early Monday trade as riskier currencies slipped after negotiation on a U.S. stimulus package ran into resistance and as the yuan dropped after China’s central bank took a measure seen as aimed at curbing its strength.
The euro slipped 0.1% to $1.1817 while the Australian dollar shed 0.3% to $0.7222. The yen was little changed at 105.52 to the dollar.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,586.90 up with +percent or +161.39 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,477.13 up with + percent or +30.30 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,579.94 up with + percent or +158.96 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,637.55 up with 0.55% percent or +9.00 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 926.19 up with + percent or +4.12 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,996.36 up with + percent or +4.82 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,604.76 with + percent or +17.03 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,047.36 up with + percent or +17.46 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,943.01 up with +or +16.94 point