The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 93.64 with +0.01% percent or +0.01 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 27,335.00 with a loss of -0.15% percent or -41.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,372.25 up with +0.32% percent or +10.65 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 11,461.90 up with +1.74% percent or +196.13 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The U.S. dollar jumped and risk-sensitive currencies weakened on Wednesday as early results in the U.S. presidential election showed a very tight race, prompting a wind-back of bets on a victory by Democratic challenger Joe Biden.
President Donald Trump, who has so far trailed in polls, has maintained a slim lead in key battleground state of Florida, with the Chinese yuan and Mexican peso hit hardest by the specter of four more years of his aggressive trade policy.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,480.03 up with +percent or +554.98 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,369.16 up with + percent or +58.92 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,160.57 up with + percent or +202.96 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,614.30 up with +2.91% percent or +45.70 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 918.90 up with +2.63% percent or +23.51 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,980.51 up with + percent or point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,544.72 up with + percent or +24.41 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,984.78 up with + percent or +37.15 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,881.64 up with +or +34.07 point