U.S. stock futures are higher in pre-market trading for Monday, April 16.The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 6,681.00 for up with +0.61% percent or +40.25 point.The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,672.50 for up with +0.57% percent or +15.25 point. The The Dow Futures are trading at 24,476.00 for up with +0.58% percent or +140.00 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 21,835.53 for up with +0.26% percent or +56.79 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 30,230.59 with a loss of -1.88% percent or -577.79 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,110.65 with a loss of -1.53% percent or -48.40 point. India’s BSE Sensex are trading at 34,182.97 with a loss of -0.028% percent or ?9.68 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 are trading at 7,239.59 with a loss of -0.34% percent or ?24.97 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,465.96 for up with +0.19% percent or +23.56 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,319.07 for up with +0.19% percent or +9.85 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 379.07 with a loss of -0.04% percent or -0.15 point.
Monday’s Factors and Events
U.S. market were lower on Friday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 24,360.14 with a loss of -0.50% percent or ?122.91 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,656.30 with a loss of -0.29% percent or ?7.69 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,106.65 with a loss of -0.47% percent or ?33.60 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,549.51 with a loss of -0.50% percent or -7.82 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 952.77 with a loss of -0.39% percent or-3.75 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,883.86 with a loss of -0.32% percent or -6.14 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,167.50 with a loss of -0.28% percent or ?3.29 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,574.59 with a loss of -0.32% percent or ?5.10 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,472.42 with a loss of -0.31% percent or ?4.55 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 24,360.14 with a loss of -0.50% percent or ?122.91 point.
The NASDAQ 100 index closed down -.42% for the day; a total of -27.92 points. The current value is 6,628.34. Shire plc ( SHPG ) had the largest percent change down (-3.63%) while Broadcom Inc. ( AVGO ) had the largest percent change gain rising 3.14%.
The Dow Jones index closed down -.5% for the day; a total of -122.91 points. The current value is 24,360.14. J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) had the largest percent change down (-2.71%) while General Electric Company ( GE ) had the largest percent change gain rising 2.35%.