U.S. stock futures higher  in pre-market trading for , October 30.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 6,746.50  up with +0.19% percent or +13.00 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 24,476.00 up with +0.18% percent or +45.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,650.00  up with +0.25% percent or +6.50 point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,457.29 up with +1.45% percent or +307.49 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,604.90  with a loss of -0.83% percent or -207.14 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,566.65 up  with +0.97% percent or  +24.55 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 33,949.64 with a loss of -0.35% percent or -117.76 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,038.81 up with  +0.18% percent or +12.49 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 11,292.64 with  a loss of  -0.38% percent or -42.84 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 4,967.74   with a loss of -0.43% percent or -21.61 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 354.99 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -0.48 point.

Tuesday’s Factors and Events

General Electric shares rose 1.4 percent after the company slashedits quarterly dividend to just a penny a share, a bold move investors took to mean new CEO Larry Culp would take dramatic action to turn around the fallen blue chip.

U.S. stocks closed lower on Monday, giving up sharp gains in a turbulent session that saw the Dow travel than 900 points. Market participants cited the possibility of more U.S.-China tariffs and a drop in tech stocks for the decline.

Monday’s Activity

For the day the Dow is trading at 24,442.92  with a loss of -0.99% percent or  -245.39 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,050.29 with a loss of -1.63% percent or -116.92 point.The S&P 500 is trading at 2,641.25 with a loss of -0.66% percent or -17.44 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,477.31  with a loss of -0.44% percent or -6.51 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 930.09 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -2.06  point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,788.59  with a loss of -0.36% percent or -6.51 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,177.69   with a loss of -0.96% percent or -11.37 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,555.69  with a loss of  -0.65% percent or -10.25  point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,458.80  with a loss of -0.67% percent or -9.86 point;