The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 93.64 up with +0.12% percent or +0.11 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 28,664.00 up with +0.28% percent or +79.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,513.38 up with +0.24% percent or +8.58 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 12,117.40 up with +0.19% percent or +23.38 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The U.S. dollar held onto gains against most currencies on Wednesday as renewed questions about a coronavirus vaccine and lack of an agreement on additional U.S. fiscal stimulus prompted a shift to safer assets.
The yuan was little changed versus the dollar after the central bank’s daily fixing of the yuan’s mid-point was largely in line with estimates, suggesting authorities have paused their attempts to rein in the currency.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,679.81 with a loss of –percent or ?157.71 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,511.93 with a loss of – percent or ?22.29 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,863.90 with a loss of – percent or –12.36 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,636.85 up with -0.74% percent or -12.21 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 922.27 with a loss of – percent or −10.51 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,993.07 with a loss of – percent or –16.00 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,628.50 with a loss of – percent or -9.05 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,066.54 with a loss of – percent or −11.14 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,962.40 with a loss of –or –10.33 point