The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 91.70 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -0.11 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 29,693.50 with a loss of -0.60% percent or -180.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,621.62 with a loss of -0.41% percent or -14.88 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 12,255.50 with a loss of -0.02% percent or -2.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar held steady in thin trade on Friday but was on track for weekly losses against a basket of major currencies as it remained under pressure on improving risk appetite.
U.S. markets were closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday.
“Today will be another quiet day, with almost no catalyst to move the market. The dollar, however, is broadly pressured on month-end selling,” said Shinichiro Kadota, senior strategist at Barclays.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 29,910.37 up with +percent or +37.90 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,638.35 up with + percent or +8.70 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 12,205.85 up with + percent or +111.44 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,855.27 up with 0.56% percent or 10.25 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,059.67 with a loss of percent or – point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,205.92 up with + percent or +4.36 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,665.87 up with + percent or +3.59 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,166.60 up with +percent or +7.63 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,047.16 up with +or +6.93 point