U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for , July 04 The Dow Futures is trading at 26,965.00 with a loss of -0.02% percent or -5.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,999.38 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -0.87 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,891.12 up with +0.05% percent or +3.62 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,702.45 up with +0.30% percent or +64.29 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,829.84 with a loss of -0.088%percent or -25.30 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,003.24 with a loss of -0.40% percent or -12.02 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,918.06 up with +0.20% percent or +81.89 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,612.57 up with +0.043% percent or +3.25 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,619.57 up with +0.026% percent or +3.33 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,618.16 with a loss of -0.011% percent or -0.64 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 392.51 with a loss of -0.02% percent or -0.07 point.
Thursday’s Factors and Events
“As you look around the globe, general business indicators are showing some slowing and it seems like now we’re starting to see a bit of slowing in the United States,” said Scott Colyer, chief investment officer at Advisors Asset Management. But “in this recovery we have a very involved central bank, and really global central banks, applying quantitative easing.”
“There’s virtually 100% chance that the Fed will lower rates at the July meeting. I think the Fed will see the economic indicators in the United States are beginning to slow.”
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,966.00 up with +0.93% percent or +248.57 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,995.82 up with +0.77% percent or +22.81 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,170.23 up with +0.75% percent or +61.14 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,572.12 up with +0.74% percent or +11.58 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 954.92 up with +0.68% percent or +6.46 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,963.42 up with +0.89% percent or +17.23 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,323.16 up with +0.73% percent or +9.53 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,760.76 up with +0.78% percent or +13.67 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,658.74 up with +0.79% or +12.92 point.