The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 92.85 with a loss of -0.21% percent or -0.19 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 29,162.00 with a loss of -0.51% percent or -149.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,560.88 with a loss of -7.22 percent or -0.20% point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 11,929.90 up with +0.37% percent or +43.88 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar dipped on Thursday as investors appeared to waver between optimism and caution over expectations about a COVID-19 vaccine that is unlikely to avert a grim winter in Europe and the United States as the pandemic’s second wave intensifies.
The dollar index was down 0.15% by midday in London, off earlier lows as risk appetite rebounded a little from Asian trading hours. U.S. stock futures pared some of their losses in the run up to the start of trading in New York.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 29,397.63 with a loss of percent or ?23.29 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,572.66 with + percent or +27.13 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,786.43 with percent or +232.58 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,736.94 with a loss of –0.00% percent or -0.07 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 989.44 with a loss of -0.66% percent or -6.56 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,106.37 with a loss of – percent or −2.04 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,640.63 up with + percent or +17.63 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,105.15 up with percent or +16.28 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,993.93 up with +or +16.42 point