U.S. stock futures mixed  in pre-market trading for , March 18.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,347.75 up with +0.06%  percent or +4.50 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 25,824.00  with a loss of -0.29% percent or -75.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,830.62 up with +0.03% percent or +0.87 point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,  Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,584.50 up with +0.62% percent or +133.65 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 29,298.97  up with +0.99% percent or +286.71  point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,094.80  up with +2.42% percent or +73.05 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,032.99  up with +0.023% percent or +8.67 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,275.35 up with +0.65% percent or +47.06 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 11,664.04 with   a loss of -0.19% percent or  -21.65 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,408.05   up with +0.051% percent or +2.73 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 381.54 up with +0.12% percent or +0.43  point.

Monday’s Factors and Events

U.S. stock index futures were mixed on Monday morning, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average under renewed pressure by a drop in shares of Boeing.

Dow futures were down 51 points, indicating a slip of 30.87 points at the open. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures indicated a higher open, however.

Boeing shares dropped 3 percent in the premarket after the U.S. Department of Transportation launched an investigation into whether there were lapses in the Federal Aviation Administration’s approval of Boeing planes involved in two recent fatal crashes, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

Friday’s Activity

For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,688.53 up with +0.76% percent or +57.62 point.the Dow is trading at 25,848.87 up with +0.54% percent or +138.93 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,822.48 up with +0.50% percent or +14.00 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,553.54 up with +0.25% percent or +3.90 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 947.25 up with +0.048% percent or +0.45 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,895.86  up with +0.18% percent or +3.42 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,247.48  up with +0.54% percent or +6.71 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,665.84 up with +0.45% percent or +7.48 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,564.23 up with +0.47% percent or +7.26 point.