US PRE MARKET
The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,395.50 with a loss of -2.25% percent. Other U.S. stock futures are lower in pre-market trading for Monday, May 08. The Dow Futures are trading at 20,930.00 with a loss of -0.11% percent . The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 5,646.12 with a loss of -0.04% percent.
MONDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
On Sunday, centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron claimed victory in the French presidential election after securing around 66 percent of the vote, beating his far-right and anti-EU opponent Marine Le Pen.
U.S. market indexes were mixed on Friday. For the day the S&P 500 closed at 2,399.29 for up with +0.41% percent. The Dow Jones Industrial closed at 21,006.94 for up with +0.26% percent. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,100.76 for up with +0.42% percent.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,397.00 for up with +0.59% percent; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 848.96 for up with +0.47% percent; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,738.52 for up with +0.83% percent; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,061.26 for a up with +0.27% point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,422.28 for a up with +0.48% percent; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,330.23 for up with +0.47% percent; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 21,006.94 for up with +0.26%% percent.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 19,895.70 for up with +2.31% percent. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 24,577.91 for up +0.41% percent. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,078.61 with a loss of –0.79% percent. India’s S&P BSE Sensex closed at 29,926.15 for up with +0.23% percent. In Europe, the FTSE 100 are trading at 7,309.04 for a up with +0.16% percent. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,684.73 with a loss of – 0.25% percent. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,377.59 with a loss of –1.01% percent. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 393.49 with a loss of -0.27% percent.