The U.S.Dollar Index  is trading at 113.27 with a loss of -0.05% percent or -0.05 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 29,266.6 with +0.19% percent or +55.8 point.The S&P 500 Futures is  trading at 3,581.50 with +0.12% percent or +4.50 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 10,781.1 with a loss of -0.04% percent or -4.5 point.




The yen is within a whisker away from its August 1998 low of 147.64 per dollar, and well past last month’s low of 145.90 per dollar which prompted Japanese authorities to intervene to buy the yen.




For the day the Dow is trading at 29,239.19 up with +0.12% percent or +36.31 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,588.84 with a loss of  –0.65% percent or -23.55  point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,426.19 with a loss of –1.10%  percent or -115.91  point.




Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed a 1,687.76 with -0.30% percent or  -5.15 point. the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,089.14 with a loss of –0.66% percent or −7.24  point. the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,252.85 with a loss of –0.56% percent or −12.76  point. the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,615.09 with a loss of -0.16% percent or  −2.63 point.the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,076.34with a loss of -0.30% percent or −6.33 point. the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,969.25 with a loss of 0.30% or −6.01 point.