US PRE MARKET
The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,134.12 with a loss of -0.06% percent or -1.88 point. Other U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for Dec 11.The Dow Futures is trading at 27,887.50 with a loss of -0.12% percent or -33.50 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 8,365.38 up with +0.02% percent or +1.63 point.
WEDNESDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney told attendees at The Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council summit in Washington on Tuesday that additional tariffs of 15% on consumer goods from China are “still on the table” and could set in on Dec. 15, even as progress toward an interim accord is being made.
But before the start of trade, The Wall Street Journal reported that U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators are “laying the groundwork for a delay” of the new tariffs. President Donald Trump’s economic adviser Larry Kudlow also said fresh tariffs are “still on the table.”
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,881.72 with a loss of –0.100% percent or –27.88 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,132.52 with a loss of –0.11% percent or –3.44 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,616.18 with a loss of –0.065% percent or –5.64 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,631.71 up with +0.13% percent or +2.10 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 998.87 with a loss of –0.019% percent or −0.19 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,011.75 with a loss of –0.086% percent or -1.73 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,396.76 with a loss of –0.11% percent or −1.58 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,836.73 with a loss of –0.10% percent or -1.84 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,730.94 with a loss of –0.12% or -2.02 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,391.86 with a loss of –0.078% percent or –18.33 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,641.78 up with +0.78% percent or +205.16 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,924.42 up with +0.24% percent or +7.10 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,274.43 up with +0.086% percent or +34.55 point at 12:15 PM.Germany’s DAX is trading at 13,101.75 up with +0.24% percent or +31.03 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,842.09 with a loss of –0.10% percent or –5.94 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 405.09 with a loss of -0.06% percent or –0.25 point.