US PRE MARKET
The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,225.62 up with +0.07% percent or +2.12 point. Other U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for Dec 31.The Dow Futures is trading at 28,458.50 up with +0.07% percent or +18.50 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 8,738.75 up with +0.06% percent or +5.00 point.
TUESDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
It was the worst trading day in about four weeks for all three indexes. Still, with just one trading day left in 2019, the Dow is on track for a full-year gain of 22%, while the S&P 500 is up 28.5% so far this year. The Nasdaq Composite has jumped nearly 36% in that time.
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,462.14 with a loss of –0.64% percent or –183.12 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,221.29 with a loss of –0.58% percent or -18.73 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,945.99 with a loss of –0.67% percent or -60.62 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,664.15 with a loss of –0.29% percent or -4.88 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,018.02 with a loss of –0.083% percent or -0.85 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,060.72 with a loss of –0.10% percent or -2.16 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,438.14 with a loss of –0.64% percent or -9.33 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,886.66 with a loss of –0.56% percent or -10.58 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,778.89 with a loss of –0.58% or -10.31 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,656.62 with a loss of –0.76% percent or -181.10 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,189.75 with a loss of –0.46% percent or –129.64 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,050.12 up with +0.33% percent or +10.10 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 41,442.52 with a loss of –0.28% percent or –115.48 point at 12:15 PM.Germany’s DAX is trading at 13,249.01 with a loss of –0.66% percent or –88.10 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,975.49 with a loss of –0.11% percent or –6.72 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 415.70 with a loss of –0.10% percent or –0.42 point.