U.S. stock futures are higher in pre-market trading for Tuesday, October 31. The Dow Futures are trading at 23,315.00 for up with +0.10% percent or +24.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,571.50 for up with +0.13% percent or +3.25 point. The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 6,237.38 with +0.21% percent or +13.13 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 22,011.61 with 0.00% percent or –0.06 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 28,330.50 with a loss of –0.02% percent or –5.69 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,393.34 for up with +0.09% percent or +3.00 point. India’s BSE Sensex are trading at 33,268.14 for up with +0.01% percent or +2.10 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 are trading at 7,491.03 for up with +0.04%percent or +3.22 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 13,229.57 for up with +0.09% percent or +12.03 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,497.89 for up with +0.08% percent or +4.27 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 394.58 for up with +0.17% percent or +0.67 point.
Tuesday’s Factors and Events
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open Tuesday as investors got ready to pore over another cluster of corporate earnings and economic data.
Dow Jones industrial average futures rose 38 points, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures gained 4.25 points and 15.75, respectively.
Earnings season will continue to shake up sentiment on the second trading day of the week, with Mastercard, Pfizer, Aetna, Cummins, Kellogg, Under Armour, Anadarko Petroleum, Electronic Arts and more set to report.
U.S. market were lower on Monday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 23,348.74 with a loss of –0.36% percent or –85.45 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,572.83 with a loss of –0.32% percent or –8.24point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,698.96 with a loss of –0.03% percent or –2.30 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,490.90 with a loss of -1.15% percent or -17.42 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 903.48 with a loss of –1.41% percent or –12.95 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,825.43 with a loss of –0.74% percent or –13.69 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,136.75 with a loss of –0.29% percent or –3.34 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,523.63 with a loss of –0.41% percent or –6.20 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,425.44 with a loss of –0.34% percent or –4.91 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 23,348.74 with a loss of –0.36% percent or –85.45 point.