U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for,November 20.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 8,305.12 with a loss of -0.44% percent or -36.38 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 27,790.00 with a loss of -0.38% percent or -105.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,108.12 with a loss of -0.33% percent or -10.38 point. 

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,148.57 with a loss of -0.62% percent or –144.08 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,903.11 with a loss of -0.70% percent or -190.69 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,911.05 with a loss of -0.78% percent or -22.94   point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,696.49 up with +0.56% percent or +226.79 point at 12:15 PM.Germany’s DAX is trading at 13,104.34  with a loss of –0.88% percent or –116.78 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,871.15  with a loss of –0.64% percent or –37.89 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 402.26  with a loss of -0.80% percent or –3.24  point.

Wednesday’s Factors and Events

“Investors have already priced a trade deal in with many benchmarks around the world now hitting record prices and P/E [price to earnings] ratio levels. This could be a dangerous situation for bull traders if negotiations between Beijing and Washington slow down as many traders have already bought the rumor,” Veyret wrote.

Tuesday Activity

For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,570.66 up with +0.24% percent or +20.72 pointthe Dow is trading at 27,934.02 with a loss of –0.36% percent or –102.20 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,120.18  with a loss of –0.059% percent or –1.85 point. .

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,598.29 up with +0.37% percent or +5.95 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 980.21 up with +0.16% percent or +1.55 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,001.35 up with  +0.17% percent or +3.44  point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,387.59 with  a loss of –0.20% percent or -2.73 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,827.89 up with +0.0097% percent or +0.18 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,724.52 with a loss of –0.015%  or -0.27  point.