U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for,September 12 The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,923.50 up with +0.43%  percent or +33.75 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 27,206.00 up with +0.23% percent or +62.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,007.62 up with +0.19% percent or +5.62 point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,759.61 up  with +0.75% percent or +0.75% point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,095.29 with a loss of –0.23% percent or –63.77 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,031.24 up with +0.75% percent or +22.42 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,310.73 up with +0.11% percent or +39.91 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,352.60 up with +0.20% percent or +14.57 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,418.13 up with +0.48% percent or +59.06 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,644.89 up with +0.48% percent or +26.83 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 391.37 up with +0.43% percent or +0.43%  point.

Thursday’s Factors and Events

President Donald Trump’s renewed calls on the Fed to cut interest rates to “zero or less” contributed to push value stocks back to the end of the line. Meanwhile, Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) unveiling of lower iPhones price tags and of an affordable TV streaming service helped the NASDAQ Composite (+1.06%) surge to the highest level since July, while the S&P 500 (+0.72%) closed above the 3,000 mark for the first time in six weeks.

Wednesday Activity

For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,169.68 up with +1.06% percent or +85.52  point. the Dow is trading at 27,137.04 up with +0.85% percent or +227.61  point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,000.93 up with +0.72% percent or +21.54 point. 

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,575.71 up with +2.12% percent or +32.72 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 974.99 up with +2.10% percent or +20.08 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,964.11 up with +1.36% percent or +26.31 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,327.87 up with +0.79% percent or +10.43 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,761.06 up with +0.85% percent or +14.80 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,658.78 up with +0.76% or +12.49 point.