U.S. stock futures are lower in pre-market trading for Friday, September 08. The Dow Futures are trading at 21,730.50 with a loss of -0.31% percent or -67.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,459.00 with a loss of -0.30% percent or -7.50 point.The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 5,956.25 with a loss of -0.23% percent or -13.75 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 19,274.82 with a loss of –0.63% percent or –121.70 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 27,645.15 for up with +0.44% percent or +122.23 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,363.67 with a loss of –0.05% percent or –1.83 point. India’s S&P BSE Sensex are trading at 31,713.99 for up with +0.16% percent or +51.25 point at 12:15 PM. In Europe, The FTSE 100 are trading at 7,365.51 with a loss of –0.43% percent or –32.33 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,296.26 with 0.00% percent or –0.37 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,101.92 with a loss of –0.24% percent or –12.44 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 374.64 with -0.08% percent or -0.26 point.
Friday’s Factors and Events
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Friday, as investors took note of the weaker trading seen overseas, while awaiting more data releases.
Dow Jones industrial average futures declined 90 points, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures pulled back 9.25 points and 20 points, respectively.
When it comes to data, wholesale trade is set to come out at 10:00 a.m. ET, followed by consumer credit at 3:00 p.m. ET. Meanwhile in earnings, Kroger is set to report before the bell.
U.S. market were mixed on Thursday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,784.78 with a loss of –0.10% percent or –22.86 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,465.10 with a loss of –0.02% percent or –0.44 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,397.87 for up with +0.07% percent or +4.55 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,398.67 with a loss of -0.25% percent or -3.52 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 837.41 with a loss of –0.30% percent or –2.53 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,713.58 with a loss of –0.35% percent or –6.09 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,090.41 with 0.00% percent or –0.03 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,456.83 with a loss of –0.06% percent or –0.95 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,365.09 with a loss of –0.05% percent or –0.68 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 21,784.78 with a loss of –0.10% percent or –22.86 point.