U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for , October 16.The Dow Futures is trading at 25,332.00 up with +0.52% percent or +131.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,762.50 up with +0.49% percent or +13.50 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,122.25 up with +0.65% percent or +45.75 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,549.24 up with +1.25% percent or +277.94 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,332.89 with a loss of -0.44% percent or -112.17 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,540.80 with a loss of -1.06% percent or -27.30 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,045.20 up with +0.52% percent or +180.10 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,010.82 with a loss of -0.26% percent or -18.40 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 11,660.36 up with +0.40% percent or +46.20 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,109.66 up with +14.59 percent or -13.46 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 361.54 up with +0.62% percent or +2.23 point.
Tuesday’s Factors and Events
Apple and Netflix pulled back more than 1.8 percent each. Netflix fell after Goldman Sachs and Raymond James slashed its price targets on the video-streaming giant. Apple dropped after Goldman Sachs said the tech giant’s earnings could fall short this year as demand in China slows. Amazon, Microsoft and Alphabet also traded lower.
The major averages gyrated between positive and negative territory throughout the session. At its high of the day, the Dow rose as much as 142.43 points; it also fell as much as 96.11 points.
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,250.55 with a loss of -0.35% percent or -89.44 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,750.79 with a loss of -0.59% percent or -16.34 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,430.74 with a loss of -0.88% percent or -66.15 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,553.09 up with +0.41% percent or +6.42 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 970.53 up with +0.53% percent or +5.15 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,879.14 up with +0.42% percent or +7.89 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,224.49 with a loss of -0.74% percent or -9.17 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,623.12 with a loss of -0.46% or -7.45 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,521.12 with a loss of -0.53% percent or -8.03 point;