The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 91.36 up with +0.08% percent or +0.08 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 34,113.00 up with +0.27% percent or +97.50 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 4,173.62 up with +0.37% percent or +15.37 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 13,599.80 up with +0.55% percent or +74.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar tried to extend a rally on Wednesday as chatter about the possibility of higher U.S. interest rates and a sell-off in tech stocks soured risk sentiment to the benefit of the safe-haven currency.
The dollar’s bounce on Tuesday put pressure on the euro, which dropped to $1.2021 and threatened to breach important chart support in the $1.1995/1.2000 area.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 33,874.85 with a loss of –percent or –185.51 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 4,181.17 with a loss of – percent or –30.30 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,962.68 with a loss of – percent or –119.86 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 2,248.29 with a loss of percent or -29.17 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,354.41 with a loss of -0.48% percent or -6.55 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,730.97 with a loss of – percent or −9.40 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 2,730.97 with a loss of – percent or −17.06 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,489.30 with a loss of –percent or −19.75 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,343.64 with a loss of or −17.75 point