The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 89.73 up with +0.11% percent or 0.10 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 34,359.50 up with +0.26% percent or +88.50 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 4,198.88 up with +0.32% percent or +13.38 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 13,708.10 up with +0.38% percent or +51.87 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar wallowed near its weakest since early January against major peers on Wednesday, as Treasury yields eased amid Federal Reserve insistence that stimulus will continue despite current inflationary pressures.
The euro traded around the key $1.2250 level, holding gains from Tuesday when it pushed as high as $1.2266 for the first time since Jan. 8, as Europe’s pandemic recovery picks up pace, closing the gap with the U.S.
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 2,205.75 with a loss of -0.97% percent or -21.59 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,334.15 with a loss of -1.15% percent or -15.48 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,683.06 with a loss of – percent or −19.22 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,901.96 with a loss of – percent or −3.19 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,495.11 with a loss of percent or −6.75 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,352.70 with a loss of – or −5.20 point.