The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 90.72 up with +0.24% percent or +0.22 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 31,436.00 with a loss of -0.07% percent or -22.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,926.62 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -1.13 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 13,766.20 with a loss of -0.01% percent or -1.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar advanced on Wednesday, hitting a four-month high against the yen as U.S. bond yields jumped on the prospects of further economic recovery and a possible acceleration in inflation.
Bitcoin held firm, a day after the cryptocurrency hit $50,000 for the first time, bringing its total market capitalization to more than $900 billion, as traders bet on its further acceptance among major companies.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 31,522.75 up with +percent or +64.35 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,932.59 with a loss of – percent or ?2.24 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 14,047.50 up with + percent or +47.97 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 2,272.89 with a loss of -0.72% percent or -16.47 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,293.88 with a loss of –0.31% percent or −4.02 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,539.23 with a loss of -0.21% percent or −5.32 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,802.16 with a loss of -0.053% percent or −0.96 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,383.72 with a loss of –0.15%percent or −3.65 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,235.17 with a loss of –0.11%or −2.46 point