U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for , August 14 The Dow Futures is trading at 26,059.00 with a loss of -0.97% percent or -255.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,906.38 with a loss of -0.87% percent or -25.62 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,672.25 with a loss of -0.98% percent or -11.00 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,455.44 with a loss of -1.11% percent or -229.38 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,281.30 with a loss of -2.10% percent or -543.42 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,797.26 with a loss of -0.63% percent or -17.73 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,308.37 with a loss of -0.73% percent or -273.54 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,172.01 with a loss of -1.09% percent or -78.89 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 11,580.05 with a loss of -1.45% percent or -170.05 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,290.54 with a loss of -1.35% percent or -72.52 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 368.67 with a loss of -1.00% percent or -3.81 point.
Wednesday’s Factors and Events
the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, which moves inversely to price, was lower at around 1.6642%, just above that on the 2-year security at 1.6298%. Meanwhile, the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was higher at around 2.1381%.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the move was designed to avoid any potential impact on holiday shopping ahead of Christmas season. He added China would very much like to make a trade deal.
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,279.91 up with +1.44% percent or +372.54 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,926.32 up with +1.48% percent or +42.57 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,016.36 up with +1.95% percent or +152.95 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,510.58 up with 1.09% percent or +16.30 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 929.89 up with +1.02% percent or +9.36 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,893.51 up with +1.11% percent or +20.71 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,292.61 up with +1.59% percent or +20.21 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,717.72 up with +1.41% percent or +23.96 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,619.93 up with +1.44% or +22.95 point.