U.S. stock futures are lower in pre-market trading for Tuesday, July 25. The Dow Futures are trading at 21,554.00 for up with +0.25% percent or +53.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,473.00 for up with +0.18% percent or +4.50 point.The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 5,937.38 for up with +0.06% percent or +3.38 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 19,955.20 with a loss of –0.10% percent or –20.47 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 26,826.32 with a loss of –0.08% percent or –20.51 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,241.22 with a loss of –0.29% percent or –9.38 point. India’s S&P BSE Sensex are trading at 32,224.63 with a loss of –0.07% percent or –21.24 point at 12:15 PM. In Europe, the FTSE 100 are trading at 7,447.34 for up with +0.94% percent or +69.61 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,280.27 for up with +0.58% percent or +71.32 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,184.23 for up with +1.10% percent or +56.54 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 381.92 for up with +0.71% percent or +2.67 point.
Tuesday’s Factors and Events
Dow futures were higher on Tuesday, with the earnings season gaining momentum and ahead of a two-day Federal Reserve meeting, while a fall in Google-parent Alphabet weighed on Nasdaq futures.
* Shares of Alphabet GOOGL.O were down 2.5 percent in premarket trading, after the tech giant noted that costs were rising faster than sales and warned that expenses would remain high as more searches shift to mobile devices. The S&P tech index .SPLRCT has been the best performing sector this year and earnings from big tech companies will be closely watched to see if the sector can continue its run.
U.S. market were lower on Monday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,513.17 with a loss of –0.31% percent or –66.90 point.The S&P 500 closed at 2,469.91 with a loss of – 0.11% percent or –2.63 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,410.81 for up with +0.36% percent or +23.05 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,438.05 for up with +0.15% percent or +2.22 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 868.33 for up with +0.01% percent or +0.08 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,776.80 for up with +0.16% percent or +2.88 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,086.82 with a loss of-0.08% percent or –0.92 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,463.99 with a loss of –0.05% percent or –0.70point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,369.24 with a loss of-0.06% percent or –0.89 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 21,513.17 with a loss of –0.31% percent or –66.90 point.