The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 90.76 with a loss of -0.10% percent or -0.10 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 33,943.00 up with +0.01% percent or +2.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 4,166.88 with a loss of -0.11% percent or -4.62 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 13,880.50 with a loss of -0.33% percent or -46.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar edged lower on Monday amid speculation that U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will shun talk of tapering bond purchases at a policy meeting this week.
The euro rose to a near two-month high against the greenback before data later on Monday forecast to show an improvement in German business sentiment, which would bolster hopes for a brighter economic outlook.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 34,043.49 up with percent or +227.59 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 4,180.17 up with percent or +45.19 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 14,016.81 up with + percent or +198.39 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 2,271.86 up with + percent or +39.24 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,350.06 up with +1.83% percent or +24.22 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,745.71 up with + percent or +45.34 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,898.23 up with + percent or +19.53 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,505.79 up with +percent or +29.23 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,358.52 up with or +26.55 point