US PRE MARKET
The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,429.12 for up with +0.34% percent or +8.12 point. Other U.S. stock futures are lower in pre-market trading for Monday, July 03. The Dow Futures are trading at 21,376.50 for up with +0.36% percent or +76.50 point. The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 5,670.50 for up with +0.30% percent or +16.75 point.
MONDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Monday morning as investors prepared for the first trading week of the second half of 2017.
Investors will only have three full trading days to digest a slew of economic data this week. The stock market closes at 1 p.m. on Monday and will not open Tuesday because of the Fourth of July holiday.
Monday will see the release of manufacturing PMI data for June at around 9:45 a.m. ET. ISM manufacturing for June and construction spending for May are scheduled 15 minutes later while light vehicle sales for June is also expected to be released throughout the day.
U.S. market indexes were higher on Friday. For the day The S&P 500 closed at 2,423.41 for up with +0.15% percent or +3.71 point. the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,349.63 for up with +0.29% percent or +62.60 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,140.42 with a loss of –0.06% percent or –3.93 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,415.36 with a loss of -0.06% percent or -0.84 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 855.85 for up with +0.05% percent or +0.40 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,746.65 for up with +0.15% percent or +2.62 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,067.71 for up with + 0.10% percent or +1.03 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,436.82 for up with of +0.14% percent or +2.07 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,343.52 for up with +0.16% percent or +2.16 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 21,349.63 for up with +0.29% percent or +62.60 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 20,055.80 for up with +0.11% percent or +22.37 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 25,784.17 for up with +0.08% percent or +19.59 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,195.91 for up with +0.11% percent or +3.48 point. India’s S&P BSE Sensex are trading at 31,221.62 for up with + 0.97% percent or +300.01 point at 12:26 PM . In Europe, the FTSE 100 are trading at 7,338.83 for up with +0.36% percent or +26.14 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,396.87 for up with +0.58% percent or +71.75 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,174.55 for up with +1.05% percent or +53.87 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 381.77 for up with +0.63% percent or +2.38 point.