U.S. stock futures mixed in pre-market trading for Thursday, July 26.The Dow Futures is trading at 25,434.00 up with +0.12% percent or +31.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,835.75 with a loss of -0.19% percent or -5.50 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,405.75 with a loss of -0.85% percent or -63.25 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,586.87 with a loss of -0.12% percent or -27.38 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,780.55 with a loss of -0.49% percent or -140.35 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,882.23 with a loss of -0.74% percent or -21.42 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,997.44 up with +0.38% percent or +139.21 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,660.00 up with +0.023% percent or +1.74 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,712.71 up with +1.06% percent or +133.38 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,441.66 UP with +0.28% percent or +15.25 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 388.76 up with +0.42% percent or +1.63 point.
Thursday’s Factors and Events
Tech stocks are expected to slip during the course of Thursday’s session after social media giant Facebook published quarterly results that underwhelmed investors. Reporting earnings after the bell, Facebook saw its global daily active users and revenue fail to hit market forecasts. Shares fell more than 20 percent in after hours trading, with the group saying it expected revenue growth rates to be lower than the year before, particularly in the second half of 2018.
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,414.10 up with +0.68% percent or +172.16 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,846.07 up with +0.91% percent or +25.67 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,932.24 up with +1.17% percent or +91.47 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,685.20 up with +0.30% percent or +5.01 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,048.40 up with +0.21% percent or +2.16 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,988.56 up with +0.28% percent or +5.55 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,260.50 up with +0.84% percent or +10.56 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,688.60 up with +0.84% percent or +14.12 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,577.08 up with 0.89% percent or +13.89 point;