U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for,October 23.The Dow Futures is trading at 26,687.00 with a loss of -0.28% percent or -76.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,988.62 with a loss of -0.20% percent or -5.88 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,844.25 with a loss of -0.18% percent or -14.50 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,625.38 up with +0.34% percent or +76.48 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,557.74 with a loss of –0.85% percent or ?228.46 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,940.56 with a loss of –0.47% percent or –0.47% point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,138.96 up with +0.45% percent or +175.12 point at 12:15 PM.Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,752.13 with a loss of –0.020% percent or –2.56 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,622.35 with a loss of –0.62% percent or –35.33 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 393.43 with a loss of -0.29% percent or –1.16 point.
Wednesday’s Factors and Events
Shares of Facebook FB, -3.91%, Snap SNAP, -3.98% and Twitter TWTR, -3.19% closed lower Tuesday after a bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation that would require social media platforms to allow consumers easier ways to move their data to other sites.
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,788.10 with a loss of –0.15% percent or –39.54 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,995.99 with a loss of –0.36% percent or –10.73 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,104.30 with a loss of –0.72% percent or –58.69 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,550.87 up with +0.047% percent or +0.73 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 961.41 up with +0.27% percent or +2.56 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,947.08 with a loss of -0.030% percent or -0.58 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,327.59 with a loss of –0.30% percent or -4.00 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,753.85 with a loss of –0.36% percent or -6.34 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,653.38 with a loss of –0.39% or -6.45 point.