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.


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.


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