US PRE MARKET
The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,471.25 with a loss of -0.09% percent or -2.25 point. Other U.S. stock futures are higher in pre-market trading for Thursday, August 03. The Dow Futures are trading at 21,943.50 with a loss of -0.06% percent or -13.50 point. The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 5,914.62 for up with +0.07% percent or +3.87 point.
THURSDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
U.S. government debt prices were slightly higher on Thursday as investors awaited new jobs data.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury notes sat slightly lower at 2.257 while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond slipped to 2.841 percent. Bond yields move inversely to prices.
There are no auctions planned Thursday.
U.S. market were mixed on Wednesday. For the day The S&P 500 closed at 2,477.57 for up with +1.22 percent or +0.05% point. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 22,016.24 for up with +0.24% percent or +52.32 point.The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,362.64 with 0.00% percent or 0.29 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,412.90 with a loss of -1.08% percent or -15.43 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 854.34 with a loss of –1.35% percent or –11.72 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,752.51 with a loss of –0.69% percent or –12.11 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,094.92 for up with +0.23% percent or +2.51 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,464.49 with a loss of –0.09% percent or –1.36 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,371.73 with a loss of –0.01% percent or –0.16 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 22,016.24 for up with +0.24% percent or +52.32 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 20,029.26 with a loss of –0.25% percent or –50.78 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 27,541.99 with a loss of –0.24% percent or –65.39 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,269.79 with a loss of –0.46% percent or –15.27 point. India’s S&P BSE Sensex are trading at 32,329.39 with a loss of –0.45% percent or –147.35 point at 12:15 PM . In Europe, the FTSE 100 are trading at 7,455.51 for up with +0.59% percent or +44.08 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,155.54 with a loss of –0.21% percent or –25.94 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,127.78 for up with +0.40% percent or +20.53 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 378.73 for up with +0.02% percent or +0.06 point.