US PRE MARKET
The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,885.88 up with +0.19% percent or +5.38 point. Other U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for october 03.The Dow Futures is trading at 26,027.50 up with +0.16% percent or +42.50 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,567.00 up with +0.27% percent or +20.75 point.
THURSDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
We’ll know soon if the pullback in the U.S. manufacturing sector is poisoning the rest of the economy.
Ahead of us on Thursday is the Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing survey, which comes after a grim manufacturing report earlier this week that heightened recession fears. And Friday’s big U.S. jobs report is still to come.
We’ve seen 48 hours of equity dumping by investors from unsettling economic, political and trade headlines. Welcome to the “realm of emotional selling,” cautions CrackedMarket blogger Jani Ziedins. “Emotional sell-offs go further and last longer than routine dips.”
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,078.62 with a loss of -1.86% percent or -494.42 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,887.61 with a loss of -1.79% percent or -52.64 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,785.25 with a loss of -1.56% percent or -123.44 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,479.63 with a loss of – percent or –13.80 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 919.11 with a loss of – percent or −10.16 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,873.82 with a loss of percent or –26.20 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,276.91 with a loss of – percent or –23.77 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,691.05 with a loss of – percent or −29.07 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,595.35 with a loss of – or –28.30 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,341.74 with a loss of –2.01% percent or –436.87 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,116.10 up with +0.28% percent or +73.41 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,905.19 with a loss of –0.92% percent or –26.98 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,109.65 with a loss of –0.51% percent or –195.76 point at 12:15 PM. Germany’s DAX is trading at 11,925.25 with a loss of – percent or –338.58 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,444.44 with a loss of percent or –21.67 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 377.00 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -0.52 point.