US PRE MARKET
The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,802.56 for up with +0.94% percent or +26.14 point. Other U.S. stock futures are higher in pre-market trading for Thursday, January 18. The Dow Futures are trading at 26,115.70 for up with +1.25% percent or +322.79 point. The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 7,298.28 for up with +1.03% percent or +74.59 point.
THURSDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Economic data and auction news is expected to be front and center for bond traders Thursday. At 8:30 a.m. ET, data set to come out includes jobless claims, housing starts and building permits, and the Philadelphia Fed manufacturing business outlook survey.
The size of two separate bills, three individual notes and one floating rate notes auction will also be announced — all of which are due to take place next week.
U.S. market were higher on Wednesday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 26,115.65 for up with +1.25% percent or +322.79 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,802.56 for up with +0.94% percent or +26.14 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,298.28 for up with +1.03% percent or +74.59 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,586.66 for up with +0.87%percent or +13.69 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 969.31 for up with +0.96% percent or +9.19 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,965.93 for up with +0.71% percent or +13.86 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,243.38 for up with +0.94% percent or +11.59 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,654.99 for up with +0.92% percent or +15.13 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,550.92 for up with +0.93% percent or +14.24 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 26,115.65 for up with +1.25% percent or +322.79 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 23,763.37 with a loss of -0.44% percent or -104.97 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 32,121.94 for up with +0.43% percent or +138.53 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,474.75 for up with +0.87% percent or +30.08 point. India’s BSE Sensex are trading at 35,477.07 for up with +1.13% percent or +395.25 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 are trading at 7,693.24 with a loss of -0.42% percent or -32.19 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 13,241.44 for up with +0.44% percent or +57.48 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,504.13 for up with +0.18% percent or +10.15 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 398.32 for up with +0.09% percent or +0.39 point.