The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 90.28 up with +0.16% percent or +0.14 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 34,058.50 with a loss of -0.36% percent or -124.50 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 4,132.88 with a loss of -0.32% percent or -13.37 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 13,275.20 with a loss of -0.53% percent or -70.75 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The U.S. dollar hovered near a 2-1/2-month low versus major peers on Wednesday, as traders hung on to bets that the Federal Reserve would remain steadfast in its easy policy settings ahead of data expected to show a sharp rise in annual U.S. inflation.
Analysts forecast figures due at 1230 GMT to show a 3.6% lift in year-on-year prices, boosted by last April’s low base.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 34,777.76 up with +percent or +229.23 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 4,232.60 up with + percent or +30.98 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,752.24 up with + percent or +119.39 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 2,206.99 with a loss of -0.26%percent or -5.71 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,337.38 with a loss of -0.53% percent or -7.08 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,712.95 with a loss of – percent or −24.23 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,880.26 with a loss of – percent or –14.75 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,474.99 with a loss of –percent or −18.55 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,332.30 with a loss of – or –18.29 point.