U.S. stock higher in pre-market trading for,August 19.The Dow Futures is trading at 27,587.00 with a loss of -0.16% percent or -45.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,367.12 with a loss of -0.17% percent or -5.58 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 11,333.50 up with +0.01% percent or +1.50 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 22,880.62 with a loss of –1.00% percent or –229.99 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,726.89 with a loss of –1.80% percent or –452.02 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,361.16 with a loss of –1.38% percent or –46.97 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,329.60 with a loss of –0.74% percent or –285.19 point at 12:15 PM.Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,857.61 with a loss of –0.92% percent or -119.72 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 4,926.93 with a loss of –1.01% percent or ?50.30 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 366.82 with a loss of -0.75% percent or –2.76 point.
Thursday’s Factors and Events
Apple made history on Wednesday as the iPhone maker became the first U.S. company to reach a market cap of $2 trillion. With that milestone, Apple officially doubled its valuation in just over two years. The stock is up nearly 60% in 2020 and remains responsible the market’s rally off its springtime low. Apple shares were higher slightly in premarket trading Thursday.
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,692.88 with a loss of -0.31% percent or -85.19 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,374.85 with a loss of –0.44% percent or -14.93 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,146.46 with a loss of -0.57% percent or -64.38 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,572.07 up with +0.15% percent or +2.29 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 908.43 up with +0.14% percent or +1.30 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,927.96 with a loss of –0.41% percent or -8.02 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,563.03 with a loss of –0.41% percent or ?6.42 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,973.89 with a loss of –0.43%percent or -8.59 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,973.89 with a loss of –0.47% or -8.82 point.