US PRE MARKET
The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,575.25 with a loss of -0.04% percent or -1.00 point. Other U.S. stock futures are Lower in pre-market trading for Monday, November 20. The Dow Futures are trading at 23,312.50 with a loss of -0.02% percent or -3.50 point. The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 6,312.38 with a loss of -0.01% percent or -0.87 point.
MONDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
U.S. government debt prices were higher on Monday, as investors shifted their attention to news coming out of the data and auctions space.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note sat lower at around 2.343 percent at 5:40 a.m. ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was down at 2.779 percent. Bond yields move inversely to prices.
Comments by Mnuchin were made a day after House Republicans passed a bill, that hopes to overhaul the tax code. Concerns, however, still linger on Wall Street, as to whether a deal will come about and be finalized by the end of the year.
U.S. market were lower on Friday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 23,358.24 with a loss of –0.43% percent or -0100.12 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,578.85 with a loss of –0.26% percent or –6.79 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,782.79 with a loss of –0.15% percent or –10.50 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,492.82 for up with +0.40% percent or +5.94 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 908.91 for up with +0.41% percent or +3.68 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,840.74 for up with +0.24% percent or +4.35 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,135.35 with a loss of -0.40% percent or -4.56 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,528.33 with a loss of –0.14% percent or –2.20 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,430.05 with a loss of –0.19% percent or –2.70 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 23,358.24 with a loss of –0.43% percent or –100.12 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 22,261.76 with a loss of –0.60% percent or –135.04 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 29,260.31 for up with +0.21% percent or +61.27 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,392.40 for up with +0.28% percent or +9.49point. India’s BSE Sensex are trading at 33,316.81 with a loss of –0.08% percent or –25.99 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 are trading at 7,384.65 for up with +0.05% percent or +3.97 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 13,011.10 for up with +0.13% percent or +17.37 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,330.82 for up with +0.22% percent or +11.65 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 384.99 for up with +0.31% percent or +1.19 point.