The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 92.88 up with -0.05% percent or -0.05 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 33,091.00 with +0.16% percent or +54.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 4,020.62 up with +0.26% percent or +10.62 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 13,358.50 up with +0.32% percent or +42.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar fell on Thursday, consolidating recent gains that pushed it to nearly three-year highs during the first quarter, but the outlook remained upbeat in the wake of improving economic prospects backed by the Biden government’s more than $2 trillion stimulus plan.
Investors are now looking to Friday’s non-farm payrolls report to confirm their positive view on the dollar and the economy.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 33,153.21 up with +0.52%percent or +171.66 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 4,019.87 up with +1.18% percent or +46.98 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,480.10 up with +1.76% percent or +233.23 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 2,253.90 up with 1.50% percent or +33.38 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,340.30 up with +1.59% percent or +20.95 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,647.71 up with +1.47% percent or +38.47 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,801.88 with + percent or +9.25 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,382.74 up with percent or +11.64 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,238.17 up with + or +9.89 point