The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 92.67 up with 0.38%percent or +0.35 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 29,286.00 with a loss of -0.36% percent or -105.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,553.12 with a loss of -0.33% percent or -11.78 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 11,849.40 with a loss of -0.40% percent or -47.62 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar slipped for a fifth straight session on Wednesday, sliding to a more than one-week low, as positive vaccine news offset the surge in coronavirus cases and tighter economic restrictions across the United States and Europe.
The market showed a little more appetite for risk-taking, with gains in currencies that rise in times of improving sentiment such as sterling, the New Zealand dollar, and Norwegian crown.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day The Dow is trading at 29,438.42 with a loss of –percent or -344.93 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,567.79 with a loss of – percent or -41.74 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,801.60 with a loss of – percent or –97.74 point..
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,769.32 with a loss of -1.26% percent or -22.60 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,015.33 with a loss of – percent or −13.24 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,131.45 with a loss of – percent or −28.18 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,634.16 with a loss of – percent or −19.29 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,111.05 with a loss of –percent or −22.05 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,997.49 with a loss of –or −20.56 point