The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 89.81 with a loss of -0.01% percent or -0.01 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 34,051.50 with +0.07% percent or +23.50 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 4,158.62 up with +0.11% percent or +4.37 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 13,512.50 up with +0.19% percent or +26.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar was pinned near milestone lows on Friday, and headed for a weekly loss, as traders’ initial concerns at taper talk in Federal Reserve minutes ebbed — with actual tapering seeming distant — while pandemic recovery boosted other currencies.
On Wednesday, minutes from the April Fed meeting noted some committee members think that if the economy keeps improving, it might be appropriate, at upcoming meetings, to “begin discussing a plan for adjusting the pace of asset purchases”.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 34,084.15 up with percent or +188.11 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 4,159.12 up with + percent or +43.44 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,535.74 up with + percent or +236.00 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at2,207.76 up with +0.64% percent or +14.12 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,337.78 up with + percent or +4.25 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,683.53 up with + percent or +10.74 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,886.16 up with +percent or +21.41 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,479.42 up with +percent or +26.53 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,336.71 up with + or +25.72 point.