The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 89.99 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -0.03% point.The Dow Futures is trading at 34,272.00 up with +0.35% percent or +119.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 4,167.38 up with +0.38% percent or +15.63 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 13,467.80 up with +0.47% percent or +62.75 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar stood near its lowest level in three months against a resurgent euro, and traders pared earlier bets the Federal Reserve may move soon to taper its stimulus though markets were not fully convinced that higher U.S. inflation is transient.
The dollar index, measuring the greenback against a basket of six currencies, was hovering at 90.045, a tad above a three-month low of 89.646 set on Friday.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 34,207.84 up with percent or ++123.69 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 4,155.86 with a loss of – percent or ?3.26 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,470.99 with a loss of – percent or ?64.75 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 2,215.27 up with +0.34% percent or +7.51 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,343.46 up with +0.42% percent or +5.68 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,689.84 up with + percent or +6.31 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,883.16 with a loss of –percent or −3.00 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,478.24 with a loss of percent or −1.18 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,334.96 with a loss of – or −1.75 point.