The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 90.60 with a loss of -0.18% percent or -0.18% point.The Dow Futures is trading at 30,850.00 up with +0.42% percent or +130.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,784.88 up with +0.60% percent or +22.63 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 12,919.60 up with +0.92% percent or +117.37 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar slipped from close to its highest in nearly one month on Tuesday as caution set in before U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen testifies later, with traders keeping a close eye on the policies of the incoming Joe Biden government.
The greenback weakened against most major peers as stocks in Asia rallied, lifting risk sentiment and curbing demand for safe-haven currencies like the dollar and Japanese yen.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 30,814.26 with a loss of –percent or -177.26 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,768.25 with a loss of – percent or –27.29 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 12,998.50 with a loss of – percent or -114.14 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 2,123.20 with a loss of -1.49% percent or -32.15 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,211.91 with a loss of – percent or −20.79 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,424.03 with a loss of – percent or −24.35 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,716.11 with a loss of – percent or −13.63 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,273.88 with a loss of percent or −18.14 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,135.51 with a loss of –or −15.91 point