The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 91.25 up with +0.23% percent or +0.21 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 31,318.00 with a loss of -0.61% percent or -191.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,870.88 with a loss of -0.71% percent or -27.87 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 13,177.50 with a loss of -0.77% percent or -102.25 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar stood firm against its low-yielding peers on Tuesday on bets of a faster economic recovery and greater tolerance of higher U.S. bond yields, while the Australian dollar looked to guidance from the country’s central bank.
The dollar index last stood at 91.014, having hit a three-week high of 91.139 overnight, with its February peak of 91.600 seen as a possible next target.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 30,932.37 with a loss of –percent or –469.64 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,811.15 with a loss of – percent or –18.19 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,192.35 up with percent or +72.92 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 2,275.32 up with +3.37% percent or +74.27 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,317.58 up with +3.05% percent or +39.02 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,564.02 up with +2.71% percent or +67.76 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,773.40 up with +2.42% percent or +41.98 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,360.91 up with +2.50%percent or +57.69 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,211.99 with +2.44%or +52.67 point