U.S. stock  higher in pre-market trading for,March 30.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,595.00 up with +0.35% percent or +26.50 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 21,450.00 up with +0.06% percent or +13.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,530.25 up with +0.25% percent or +6.25 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 19,084.97 with a loss of –1.57% percent or –304.46 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 23,173.01  with a loss of –1.33%percent or 311.27 point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 2,747.21 with a loss of –0.90% percent or –24.99 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 28,809.39  with  a loss of –3.37% percent or –1,006.20 point at 12:15 PM.Germany’s DAX is trading at 9,616.35 with a loss of –0.17% percent or –16.17  point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 4,309.49 with a loss of –0.96% percent or –41.99 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 309.21 with a loss of -0.54% percent or -1.69 point.

Monday’s Factors and Events

The Dow last week posted its biggest weekly gain since 1938, surging more than 12%. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq are coming off their best week since 2009, after rising 10.3% and 9.1%, respectively. To be sure, it was a volatile ride for investors. The S&P 500 posted daily swings of at least 2.9% in four of the five sessions. That includes a 3.4% drop on Friday for the S&P 500.

Friday Activity

For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,502.38 with a loss of -3.79% percent or -295.16 point. the Dow is trading at 21,636.78 with a loss of -14.06% percent or –915.39 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,541.47 with  a loss of –3.37% percent or –88.60 point. 

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,131.99  with a loss of -4.09% percent or -48.33  point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 669.88  with a loss of -4.39% percent or -30.78  point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,422.92 with a loss of –3.30% percent or ?48.61  point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,162.30  with a loss of –3.50% percent or -42.20  point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,466.36 with a loss of –3.37% percent or -51.21 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,394.65  with a loss of –3.33% or –48.04 point.