US PRE MARKET
The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,902.12 with a loss of -0.60% percent or -17.63 point. Other U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for August 12. The Dow Futures is trading at 26,108.00 with a loss of -0.61% percent or -160.00 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,613.50 with a loss of -0.61% percent or -46.75 point.
MONDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Market focus is largely attuned to simmering trade tensions between Washington and Beijing.
On Friday, President Donald Trump said he was not ready to make a deal with China and called into question the next round of trade talks. It comes after the U.S. president said he would impose a 10% tariff on the remaining $300 billion worth of Chinese imports on September 1. China responded by halting its purchases of U.S. agricultural products.
Last week, the U.S. accused China of being a currency manipulator
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,287.44 with a loss of -0.34% percent or -90.75 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,918.65 with a loss of -0.66%percent or -19.44 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,959.14 with a loss of -1.00% percent or -80.02 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,513.04 with a loss of -1.25% percent or -19.09 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 930.75 with a loss of -1.23% percent or -11.60 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,901.33 with a loss of – 1.25% percent or -23.98 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,287.65 with a loss of -0.70% percent or -9.03 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,714.97 with a loss of -0.74% percent or -12.71 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,616.97 with a loss of -0.70% or -11.40 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,684.82 up with +0.44% percent or +91.47 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,911.48 with a loss of -0.11% percent or -27.82 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,814.99 up with +1.45% percent or +40.24 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,581.91 up with +0.68% percent or +254.55 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,214.66 with a loss of -0.54% percent or -39.19 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 11,672.23 with a loss of -0.18% percent or -21.68 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,304.37 with a loss of -0.44% percent or -23.55 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 370.70 with a loss of -0.23% percent or -0.86 point.