The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 92.38 up with +0.13% percent or +0.12 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 34,861.00 with a loss of -0.04% percent or -14.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 4,378.12 up with +0.04% percent or +1.62 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 14,921.80 up with +0.35% percent or +52.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar edged lower on Friday, along with the Japanese yen, as riskier currencies were favored, with the rally in U.S. Treasuries running out of steam and global stock markets steadying.
Some recent soft U.S. data, along with a surge in COVID-19 cases in many parts of the world, has fueled concerns that the global economic recovery was running out of steam, leading to an eight-day streak of declines for the 10-year Treasury yield that ended on Friday.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 34,870.16 upwith +percent or +448.23 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 4,369.55 with percent or +48.73 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 14,701.92 up with percent or +142.13 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 2,281.83 up with +0.08% percent or +1.82 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,365.19 up with +0.41% percent or +5.61 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,713.39 up with + percent or +6.97 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 2,013.29 up with + percent or +7.37 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,611.27 up with +percent or +6.78 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,464.36 up with + or +6.71 point.