The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 92.93 up with +0.22% percent or +0.21 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 29,173.50 with +0.43% percent or +125.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,528.00 with a loss of -0.45% percent or -16.00 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 11,592.90 with a loss of -1.93% percent or -227.62point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The yen scraped back some losses against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, after the safe currency took a drubbing on news of the development of a coronavirus vaccine which raised optimism of a global economic recovery.
U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc and German partner BioNTech SE said a large-scale clinical trial showed their vaccine was more than 90% effective in preventing Covid-19.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 29,157.97 up with +percent or +834.57 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,550.50 up with + percent or +41.06 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,713.78 with a loss of percent or –181.45 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,705.04 up with +3.70% percent or +60.88 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 970.41 up with +4.88% percent or +45.19 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,083.26 up with + percent or point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,628.51 up with + percent or +7.62 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,090.36 up with + percent or +23.08 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,981.37 up with +or +18.77 point