U.S. stock lower in pre-market trading for,May 18.The Dow Futures is trading at 34,347.00 up with +0.27% percent or +91.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 4,170.88 up with +0.32% percent or +13.13 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 13,397.90 with +0.71% percent or +94.38 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 28,406.84 up with + percent or +582.01 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,573.48 up with + percent or +379.39 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,527.87 up with + percent or +10.25 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 50,232.92 up with percent or +652.19 point at 12:15 PM.For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,032.85 with a loss of –percent or –10.76 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 6,367.35 with a loss of –percent or ?17.79 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 15,514.50 up with +0.53% percent or +81.50 point.
Tuesday’s Factors and Events
Only about 45% of Gen X (ages 41 to 56) and 33% of baby boomers (ages 57 to 75) reported having some type of remorse about their current home, the survey found. But overall, having some dissatisfaction is pretty common: about 43% of all homeowners have at least one regret about their home.
“These purchases, even for those who are well qualified, can be a leap of faith,” says Mark Hamrick, Bankrate’s senior economic analyst. People tend to focus so much on actually being able to buy a home that many times there’s a sense that everything else will resolve itself once the initial purchase is completed, he says.
For the day the Dow is trading at 34,021.45 up with +percent or +229.23 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 4,232.60 up with + percent or +30.98 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,752.24 up with + percent or +119.39 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 2,227.12 up with +0.11% percent or +2.49 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,356.83 up with + percent or ++2.01 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,718.50 with a loss of – percent or ?3.39 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,884.56 with a loss of – percent or ?5.76 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,480.28 with a loss of –percent or ?6.28 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,336.13 with a loss of – or ?6.52 point.