U.S. stock higher in pre-market trading for,Dec 10.The Dow Futures is trading at 30,127.00 up with +0.21% percent or +64.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,679.25 up with +0.18% percent or +6.75 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 12,365.10 with a loss of -0.02% percent or -1.88 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 26,756.24 with a loss of –percent or ?61.70 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,378.19 with a loss of –percent or -124.65 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,372.77 with + percent or +0.81 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 45,736.13 with a loss of –percent or ?367.37 point at 12:15 PM.For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 6,564.29 up with +percent or +5.47 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,546.82 with a loss of – percent or -13.85 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 13,340.26 up with +percent or +61.77 point.
Thursday’s Factors and Events
The Pfizer vaccine is one of four U.S.-backed candidates in phase three trials. Next up is one from U.S. biotech firm Moderna, which has also submitted its EUA application.
Both companies have said that taking their vaccines could result in side effects similar to mild Covid symptoms. Think muscle pain, chills and a headache.
For the day the Dow is trading at 30,068.81 with a loss of –percent or –105.07 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,672.82 with a loss of – percent or –29.43 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 12,338.95 with a loss of – percent or -243.82 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,902.15 with a loss of –0.82% percent or -15.63 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,089.84 with a loss of -0.09% percent or -0.94 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,240.49 with a loss of – percent or ?9.08 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,681.08 with a loss of – percent or ?14.96 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,190.52 with a loss of –percent or ?20.42 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,067.83 with a loss of or ?19.43 point