U.S. stock futures hgher in pre-market trading for Friday, July 13.The Dow Futures is trading at 24,896.00 up with +0.01% percent or +2.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,797.75 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -0.75 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,385.25 up with +0.03% percent or +2.50 point.
Friday’s Factors and Events
U.S. stock index futures pulled back slightly ahead of Friday’s open, as trade tensions between the U.S. and major economies took a backseat for the time being.
Around 5:35 a.m. ET, Dow futures slipped 11 points, indicating a negative open of 24.89 points. The Nasdaq and the S&P 500 futures indicated a flat start to their respective trading sessions.
While concerns about a potential broadening trade war between the U.S. and major economies keep investors on edge, Friday will see the release of a number of major corporate earnings.
For the day the Dow is trading at 24,924.89 up with +0.91% percent or +224.44 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,798.29 up with +0.87% percent or +24.27 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,823.92 up with +1.39% percent or +107.30 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,690.28 up with +0.39% percent or +6.61 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,046.64 up with + 0.23% percent or +2.40 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,996.73 up with +0.26% percent or +5.25 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,234.70 up with +1.06% percent or +12.93 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,666.28 up with +0.81% percent or +13.42 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,554.12 up with +0.85% percent or +13.06 point;