The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 92.71 up with +0.19% percent or +0.18 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 32,587.00 with +0.26% percent or +86.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,911.62 up with +0.29% percent or +11.12 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 12,808.10 with +0.29% percent or +37.62 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar traded near multi-month highs against most major currencies on Friday, supported by a wave of optimism due to improving U.S. economic data, the rollout of coronavirus vaccines, and rising Treasury yields.
The euro was in focus ahead of data on German business sentiment due later in the day, but the outlook for the common European currency has soured due to renewed coronavirus lockdowns and the slow pace of vaccinations across the European Union.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 32,619.48 up with +0.62%percent or +199.42point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,909.52 up with +0.52% percent or +20.38 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 12,977.68 up with +0.12% percent or +15.79 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 2,183.12 up with +2.29% percent or +48.86 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,299.99 up with 2.62% percent or +33.16point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,567.03 up with +2.05% percent or +51.56 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,771.45 with +0.31% percent or +5.48 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,344.58 up with 0.67%percent or +15.61 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,202.46 up with +0.55% or +12.08 point