The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 106.63 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -0.03 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 33,722.5 up with +0.55% percent or +185.8 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,984.20 with +0.68% percent or +27.00 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 11,809.8 up with +0.93% percent or +108.9 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The greenback edged up against sterling and hovered more than 1% above its two-month trough to the euro after Fed Vice Chair Lael Brainard on Monday echoed weekend comments by Fed Governor Christopher Waller that interest rates need to keep rising to battle inflation, although potentially at a slower pace.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 33,715.37 with 3.70% percent or +1,201.43 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,956.37 with 5.54% percent or +207.80 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,114.15 with 7.35% percent or +760.97 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed a 1,861.25 with -1.14% percent or -21.49 point. the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,218.47 up with 1.11% percent or −13.71 point. the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,506.15 with a loss of -1.03% percent or −25.97 point. the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,773.88 with 0.78% percent or −13.87 point.the Russell 3000 Index closed at2,292.62 with 0.98% percent or −22.70 point. the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,174.55 with a loss of –0.97% or −21.30 point.