US PRE MARKET
The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,473.00 for up with +0.11% percent or +2.75 point. Other U.S. stock futures are higher in pre-market trading for Monday, July 31. The Dow Futures are trading at 21,827.50 for up with +0.24% percent or +52.50 point. The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 5,921.62 for up with +0.19% percent or +12.25 point.
MONDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
U.S. government debt prices were slightly higher on Monday morning as investors monitored U.S.-Russia relations and digest new earnings reports.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury notes sat at 2.285 while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was slightly higher at 2.891 percent. Bond yields move inversely to prices.
On Friday, the Kremlin has told the United States it needs to cut 755 of its staff members in Russia and further measures could be taken as a result of new sanctions against the Moscow.
U.S. market indexes were mixed on Friday. For the day The S&P 500 closed at 2,472.10 with a loss of –0.13% percent or –3.32 point. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,830.31 for up with +0.15% percent or +33.76 point.The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,374.68 with a loss of –0.12% percent or –7.51 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,429.26 with a loss of -0.30% percent or -4.36 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 865.00 with a loss of –0.19% percent or –1.69 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,762.34 with a loss of –0.49% percent or –8.68 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,089.53 with a loss of –0.25% percent or –2.72 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,463.64 with a loss of –0.15% percent or –2.24 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,369.58 with a loss of –0.14% percent or –1.93 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 21,830.31 for up with +0.15% percent or +33.76 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 19,925.18 with a loss of –0.17% percent or –34.66 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 27,295.29 for up with +1.17% percent or +315.90 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,273.03 for up with +0.61% percent or +19.79 point. India’s S&P BSE Sensex are trading at 32,469.11 with a loss of –0.49% percent or –159.23point at 12:15 PM. In Europe, the FTSE 100 are trading at 7,396.13 for up with +0.38% percent or +27.76 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,207.10 for up with +0.37% percent or +44.40 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,138.12 for up with +0.13% percent or +6.73 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 379.71 for up with +0.36% percent or +1.35 point.