U.S. stock futures are lower in pre-market trading for Wednesday, November 15. The Dow Futures are trading at 23,240.50 with a loss of -0.58% percent or -134.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,563.38 with a loss of -0.57% percent or -14.62 point.The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 6,259.5 with a loss of -0.54% percent or -33.62 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 22,028.32 with a loss of –1.57% percent or –351.69 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 28,851.69 with a loss of –1.03% percent or –300.43 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,402.52 with a loss of –0.79% percent or –27.02 point. India’s BSE Sensex are trading at 32,738.28 with a loss of –0.62% percent or –204.85 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 are trading at 7,374.86 with a loss of –0.53% percent or –39.60 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,860.58 with a loss of –1.33% percent or –172.90 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,281.80 with a loss of – 0.64% percent or –33.78 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 380.20 with a loss of –-0.95% percent or -3.66 point.
Wednesday’s Factors and Events
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a sharply lower open Wednesday, following negative sentiment seen from markets overseas, as investors geared up for more earnings and data.
Dow Jones industrial average futures fell 127 points, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures pulled back 13.5 points and 31.25 points, respectively.
Looking to markets in other regions, trade in Europe was poor with several markets trading in the red, while markets in Asia finished lower amid a decline in commodities.
U.S. market were lower on Tuesday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 23,409.47 with a loss of –0.13% percent or –30.23 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,578.87 with a loss of –0.23% percent or –5.97 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,737.87 with a loss of –0.29% percent or –19.72 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,471.26 with a loss of -0.26% percent or -3.81 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 894.74 with a loss of –0.03% percent or –0.30 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,826.80 with a loss of –0.12% percent or –2.13 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,136.74 with a loss of –0.36% percent or –4.08 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,525.27 with a loss of –0.23% percent or –3.58point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,428.64 with a loss of –0.23% percent or –3.33 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 23,409.47 with a loss of –0.13% percent or –30.23 point.