The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 93.55 up with +0.15% percent or +0.14 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 26,525.00 with +0.44% percent or +116.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,283.62 with +0.62% percent or +20.12 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 11,232.20 with +0.89% percent or +99.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The relationship between the U.S. and Europe has been bitter over the last four years, but EU officials are hoping tensions will ease after the upcoming presidential election.
Transatlantic ties have fractured since President Donald Trump arrived at the White House in 2017, with clashes over trade, defense and technology. In addition, unilateral decisions by the American president have upset many in the European Union, in particular his call to close borders to European travelers in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,519.95 with a loss of –percent or -943.24 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,271.03 with a loss of – percent or -119.65 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,004.87 with a loss of – percent or -426.48 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,543.2 with -2.97% percent or -47.21 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 874.84 with -3.00% percent or -27.03 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,895.57 with a loss of – percent or − point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,509.64 up with + percent or +59.50 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,928.01 with a loss of – percent or −67.94 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,829.66 with a loss of –or –65.00 point