S&P Futures Update : 19 Aug 2022

The S&P 500 Futures is  trading at 4,251.50 with a loss of –0.75% percent or -32.20 point.Other U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for Aug 19.The Dow Futures is trading at 33,803.5  with -0.58% percent or -195.5 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 13,377.5 with a loss of -0.95% percent or -128.5 point.




Investor sentiment has been tepid since mid-week after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s July meeting showed policymakers would not consider pulling back on interest rate hikes until inflation came down substantially, despite a slight slowing in inflation that had offered some hope for a less aggressive tightening path.



For the day the Dow is trading at 33,912.44 up with 0.45% percent or +151.39 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 4,297.14  with 0.40% percent or +16.99  point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,128.05 up with 0.62% percent or +80.87 point.


Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed a 2,000.73  with 0.68% percent or  13.41 point. the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,291.22 with 0.83% percent or +10.68 point. the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,619.93 up with +0.78% percent or +20.18   point. the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,956.42 with 0.16% percent or  +3.03 point.the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,483.11 up with 0.25% percent or +6.23  point. the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,356.39 up with +0.22% or +5.27 point.