U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for,October 10.The Dow Futures is trading at 26,333.00 with a loss of -0.17% percent or -45.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,913.12 with a loss of -0.20% percent or -5.88 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,685.75 with a loss of -0.18% percent or -14.00 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,551.98 up with +0.45% percent or +95.60 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,702.51 up with +0.077% percent or +19.70 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,947.71 up with +0.78% percent or +22.85 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,868.84 with a loss of –0.81% percent or –309.11 point at 12:15 PM. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,085.51 with a loss of – percent or –8.75 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,508.08 up with + percent or +8.94 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 379.29 with a loss of -0.27% percent or -1.03 point.
Thursday’s Factors and Events
Edge of your seat or under your seat may both be good spots to watch the U.S.-China trade talk-show getting under way Thursday.
That’s judging by the stream of conflicting news reports that have been whipping markets around, such as one report saying the Chinese would bail early, briefly wiping 300 points off Dow futures late Wednesday. Wall Street looks like it is heading for a weaker open, with many investors no doubt ready to hang tight in what promises to be a news heavy couple of days ahead.
And then earnings season kicks off next week with some big banks. Before you know it, we’re hitting the holidays and maybe some uneasy flashbacks to last year’s December stock meltdown.
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,346.01 up with +0.70% percent or +181.97 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,919.40 up with +0.91% percent or +26.34 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,903.74 up with +1.02% percent or +79.96 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,479.46 up with + percent or +6.86 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 916.17 up with + percent or +3.53 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,873.79 up with + percent or +12.93 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,294.12 up with + percent or +11.30 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,708.22 up with + percent or +14.94 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,612.69 up with + or +14.56 point.