The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 91.34 up with +0.05% percent or +0.05 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 29,713.00 with a loss of -0.31% percent or -91.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,655.12 with a loss of -0.15% percent or -5.38 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 12,442.00 with a loss of -0.08% percent or -10.25 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar stayed near a 2 1/2-year low on Wednesday as investors cautiously eyed developments in talks about further fiscal stimulus from the United States, while risk currencies held onto gains on improving risk appetite.
Against major currencies, the dollar index fell 0.7% to 91.318, having hit its lowest level since late April 2018 of 91.263 overnight.
The Euro and the Kiwi steadied after an overnight jump to their 2 1/2-year highs as the dollar broadly weakened.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 29,823.92 up with +percent or +185.28 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,662.45 up with + percent or +40.82 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 12,355.11 up with + percent or +156.37 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,836.05 up with +0.89% percent or +16.23 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,046.75 up with + percent or point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,194.50 up with + percent or +26.00 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,679.49 up with + percent or +20.72 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,176.68 up with +percent or +22.39 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,058.72 up with +or +21.37 point