US PRE MARKET
The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,015.62 up with +0.25% percent or +7.62 point. Other U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for September 20.The Dow Futures is trading at 27,143.00 up with +0.24% percent or +65.00 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,943.00 up with +0.32% percent or +25.00 point.
FRIDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
U.S.-China trade talks resumed on today for the first time in two months, boosting stocks, but gains were held back as Chinese state media played down a potential deal.
The modest optimism on amid a new round of face-to-face talks between Chinese and American officials, starting in Washington later Thursday. The two-day negotiations are aimed at preparing for high-level talks in early October that will determine whether Washington and Beijing can progress toward a deal or resume the imposition of higher tariffs.
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,094.79 with a loss of – percent or –52.29 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,006.79 up with + percent or +0.060 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,182.88 up with + percent or +5.49 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,561.47 with a loss of – percent or –6.87 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 965.34 with a loss of – percent or –5.00 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,949.66 with a loss of percent or –3.77 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,328.66 up with + percent or +0.54 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,763.28 with a loss of – percent or –0.50 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,662.08 up with or +0.0046 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,079.09 up with + percent or +34.64 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,443.58 with a loss of – percent or –25.37 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,006.45 up with + percent or +7.17 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,921.04 up with + percent or +1,827.57 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,368.99 with up + percent or +12.57 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,478.38 up with + percent or +20.20 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,682.97 up with + percent or +23.90 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 393.09 up with +0.33% percent or +1.30 point.