U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for , July 19 The Dow Futures is trading at 27,235.00 up with +0.12% percent or +34.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,997.88 up with +0.05% percent or +1.62 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,939.88 up with +0.09% percent or +7.38 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,466.99 up with +2.00% percent or +420.75 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,752.74 up with +1.02% percent or +291.08 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,924.20 up with +0.79% percent or +23.02 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,522.36 with a loss of -0.96% percent or -374.62 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,495.75 up with +0.036% percent or +2.66 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,229.47 up with +0.013% percent or +1.62 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,547.96 with a loss of -0.046% percent or -2.58 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 386.85 up with +0.01% percent or +0.05 point.
Friday’s Factors and Events
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Friday morning, after comments from a Fed official hinted at a rate cut.
At around 02:00 a.m. ET, the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, which moves inversely to price, was higher at around 2.0500%, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was also higher at around 2.5756%.
New York Federal Reserve President John Williams said Thursday that the central bank should “act quickly” when the economy loses some steam. “It’s better to take preventative measures than to wait for disaster to unfold,” he said in a speech.
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,222.97 up with +0.011% percent or +3.12 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,995.11 up with +0.36%percent or +10.69 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,207.24 up with +0.27% percent or +22.04 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,555.62 up with +0.31% percent or +4.85 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 942.66 up with +0.19% percent or +1.78 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,943.60 up with +0.32% percent or +6.13 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,323.72 up with +0.29% percent or +3.87 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,760.16 up with +0.35% percent or +6.16 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,659.38 up with +0.35% or +5.86 point.