The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 90.17 with +0.11% percent or +0.10 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 34,539.00 with +0.23% percent or +78.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 4,244.38 with +0.15% percent or +6.38 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 13,984.20 up with +0.18% percent or +24.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
After a week of anxious waiting, markets got the high U.S. inflation number they dreaded, then shrugged it off and moved on — leaving the U.S. dollar under pressure and most majors stuck in ranges.
Early in the Asia session the greenback nursed small losses, as traders figured there were enough one-offs in last month’s 0.6% rise in consumer prices to support the Federal Reserve’s insistence that inflation was likely to be transitory.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 34,466.24 with +percent or +19.10 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 4,239.18 with + percent or +19.63 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 14,020.33 up with + percent or +108.58 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 2,311.4 with a loss of -0.68% percent or -15.72 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 2,311.41 with a loss of –0.68% percent or -15.72 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,730.72 with a loss of – percent or −1.65 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,926.72 up with + percent or +10.91 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,535.75 up with percent or +10.64 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,385.80 up with or +11.91 point.