The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,983.38 up with +0.16% percent or +4.88 point. Other U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for  october 01.The Dow Futures is trading at 26,947.00 up with +0.17% percent or +46.00 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,788.75 up with +0.23% percent or +18.25 point.


U.S. stock-index futures on Tuesday pointed to a solid start to October and the third quarter as investors weigh fresh economic reports and Federal Reserve speakers, and as China celebrates the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic.

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans said Tuesday that the central bank’s most recent rate cuts have helped to maintain the economic expansion now in its record-setting 11th year, despite headwinds from a yearlong Sino-American trade dispute.


For the day the Dow is trading at 26,916.83 up with + percent or +96.58 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,976.74 up with + percent or +14.95 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,999.34 up with + percent or +59.71 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,523.37 up with +  percent or +2.90 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 947.72 up with + percent or +1.41 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,935.48 up with + percent or + +12.74 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,315.25 up with + percent or +6.59 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,742.70 up with + percent or +8.70 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,644.18 up with + or  +8.56 point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,885.24 up with + percent or +129.40 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,092.27 up with + percent or +137.46 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,905.19 with a loss of – percent or –26.98 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,469.73 with a loss of  – percent or –197.60 point at 12:15 PM. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,410.13  with a loss of – percent or –17.95 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,665.57  with a loss of percent or –12.21 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 391.64  with a loss of  391.89 percent or -1.25  point.