U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for,November 14.The Dow Futures is trading at 27,707.50 with a loss of -0.19% percent or -53.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,089.62 with a loss of -0.19% percent or -5.88 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 8,249.12 with a loss of -0.20% percent or -16.63 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,141.55 with a loss of –0.76% percent or –178.32 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,303.71 with a loss of –1.01% percent or –267.75 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,909.87 up with +0.16% percent or +4.63 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,121.17 up with +0.017% percent or +6.93 point at 12:15 PM.Germany’s DAX is trading at 13,189.22 with a loss of –0.31% percent or –40.99 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,908.67 up with +0.027% percent or +1.59 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 405.43 with a loss of –0.11% percent or –0.41 point.
Thursday’s Factors and Events
Levkovich’s second worry is that profit margin trends could fall next year, based on a lead margin indicator he looks at. Profit margins are a measure of profitability for a company.
His third concern has to do with the shape of the yield curve, which tends to give investors a sense of future interest rate direction. He believes it also signals volatility for stocks two years down the road, and is currently indicating “incremental volatility” in late 2020 to 2021, “which means usually the market falls back.”
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,783.59 up with +0.33% percent or +92.10 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,094.04 up with +0.071% percent or +2.20 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,482.10 with a loss of –0.047% percent or –3.99 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,589.18 with a loss of –0.37% percent or -5.94 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 979.62 with a loss of -0.59% percent or -5.85 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,986.46 with a loss of –0.23% percent or -4.53 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,378.84 up with +0.017% percent or +0.23 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,811.76 up with +0.039% percent or +0.71 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,708.94 up with +0.12% or +2.12 point.