US PRE MARKET
The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,008.12 up with +0.02% percent or +0.62 point. Other U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for July 17. The Dow Futures is trading at 27,333.50 up with +0.02% percent or +5.50 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,952.25 up with +0.11% percent or +8.63 point.
WEDNESDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Wednesday as Wall Street sifts through the latest batch of quarterly corporate results.
United Airlines reported earnings and revenue that topped analyst expectations and increased its share buyback program by $3 billion.
Cintas shares jumped more than 4% after the First Aid kit maker’s results beat expectations.
More than 7% of S&P 500 companies have reported second-quarter earnings thus far, according to FactSet data. Of those companies, about 85% have posted profits that beat analyst expectations. The reported earnings growth of those companies is about 3.1%.
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,335.63 with a loss of -0.086% percent or 23.53 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,004.04 with a loss of -0.34%percent or -10.26 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,222.80 with a loss of -0.43% percent or -35.39 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,562.00 up with +0.011% percent or +0.17 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 948.23 up with +0.13% percent or +1.27 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,951.83 up with +0.024%percent or +0.47 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,328.17 with a loss of -0.38% percent or -5.07 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,765.00 with a loss of -0.31% percent or -5.42 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,663.79 with a loss of -0.33% or -5.49 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,469.18 with a loss of -0.31% percent or -66.07 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,581.27 with a loss of -0.13% percent or -38.35 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,931.69 with a loss of -0.20% percent or -5.92 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,236.71 up with +0.27% percent or +104.0 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,561.55 with a loss of -0.21% percent or -15.73 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,422.39 with a loss of -0.069% percent or -8.58 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,612.75 with a loss of -0.029% percent or -1.63 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 389.19 up with +0.02% percent or +0.09 point.