The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 90.28 with a loss of -0.05% percent or -0.04 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 30,099.50 up with +0.22% percent or +65.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,692.88 up with +0.31% percent or +11.38 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 12,701.80 up with +0.40% percent or +50.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The U.S. dollar was mostly lower on Thursday, while sterling gained after Britain and the European Union struck a post-Brexit trade deal, boosting the market’s appetite for risk and raising hopes the United Kingdom can avoid a turbulent economic departure at the end of the year.
Britain clinched a trade deal with the European Union on Thursday, just seven days before it exits one of the world’s biggest trading blocs in its most significant global shift since the loss of empire.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 30,129.831 up with +percent or +114.32 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,690.01 with + percent or +2.75 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 12,771.11 with a loss of – percent or -36.80 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 2,003.95 with a loss of -0.16% percent or -3.15 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,121.51 with a loss of – percent or −0.23 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,315.36 up with + percent or +3.47 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,694.81 up with + percent or +5.51 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,694.81 up with +percent or +5.51 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,098.73 up with +or +6.26 point