The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 90.52 with a loss of -0.26% percent or -0.24 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 34,060.00 up with +0.36% percent or +122.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 4,126.50 up with +0.47% percent or +19.50 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 13,202.20 with +0.78% percent or +102.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar held steady near week highs on Thursday after the U.S. Labor Department reported higher producer prices in April, further evidence that inflation is rising in the United States.
The producer price index rose 0.6% in April after surging 1.0% in March. In the 12 months through April, the PPI shot up 6.2%. That was the biggest year-on-year rise since the series was revamped in 2010 and followed a 4.2% jump in March.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 34,021.45 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 2,170.95 up with +1.68% percent or +35.81 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,325.60 up with percent or +31.20 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,676.40 up with percent or +47.50 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,862.48 up with percent or +21.06 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,446.40 up with percent or +28.36 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,306.15 up with or +25.94 point.