The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,146.12 up  with +0.10% percent or +3.12 point.  Other U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for  Dec 12.The Dow Futures is trading at 27,947.00  up with +0.08% percent or +23.00 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading  at 8,416.38 up with +0.13%  percent or +10.88 point.


In U.S. economic data, inflation was slighter higher than expected in November, the government said Wednesday. The consumer price index was up 0.3%, higher than the consensus of 0.2%, and was up 2.1% compared to a year ago, the highest reading since last November, but still below long-time lows.


For the day the Dow is trading at 27,911.30 up with +0.11% percent or +29.58  point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,141.63 up with +0.29% percent or +9.11 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,654.05 up with +0.44% percent or +37.87 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,631.93 up with +0.01%  percent or +0.21 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 999.04  up with +0.017% percent or +0.17 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,015.75 up with +0.20% percent or +4.00   point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,400.83 up with +0.29% percent or +4.07 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,841.25 up with +0.25% percent or +4.52 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,735.49 up with +0.26% or +4.55  point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,424.81 up with +0.14% percent or +32.95 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,991.23 up with +1.30% percent or +345.80 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,915.70 with a loss of –0.30% percent or –8.72 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,505.33 up with +0.23% percent or +92.76 point at 12:15 PM.Germany’s DAX is trading at 13,167.94 up with +0.16% percent or +21.20 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,867.99  up with +0.12% percent or +7.12 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 406.55  up with +0.08% percent or +0.33   point.