The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 90.03 with a loss of -0.34% percent or -0.34% point.The Dow Futures is trading at 30,457.00 up with +0.50% percent or +152.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,744.88 up with +0.47% percent or +17.38 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 12,884.00 up with +0.40% percent or +51.25 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar languished near a 2-1/2-year low on Tuesday with demand for safe-havens flagging as U.S. lawmakers pushed forward with a Covid-19 relief package.
The House of Representatives voted on Monday to increase stimulus payments to qualified Americans to $2,000 from $600, sending the measure on to the Senate for a vote.
Last week’s Brexit agreement, while bare bones, also supported the outlook for global growth, lifting Asian stocks on Tuesday following Wall Street gains.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 30,403.97 up with +percent or +204.10 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,735.36 up with + percent or +32.30 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 12,899.42 up with + percent or +94.69 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,996.25 with a loss of -0.38% percent or -7.70 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,124.94 up with + percent or +3.43 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,309.52 with a loss of – percent or −5.84 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,715.21 up with + percent or +20.40 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,240.85 up with +percent or +12.22 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,111.63 up with +or +12.90 point