U.S. stock  higher in pre-market trading for,May 07.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 9,070.38 up with +1.32% percent or +118.38 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 23,790.00 up with +1.18% percent or +277.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,871.88 up with +1.35% percent or +38.38 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 19,674.77 with 0.28% percent or +55.42  point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 23,970.39 with a loss of –0.69% percent or –167.09 point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 2,871.52 with a loss of –0.23% percent or –6.62 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 31,508.18 with a loss of –0.56% percent or –177.57  point at 12:15 PM.Germany’s DAX is trading at 10,701.87 up with +0.90% percent or +95.67 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 4,476.52 up with +0.97% percent or +43.14 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 337.15 up with +0.84% percent or +2.81   point.

Thurday’s Factors and Events

Thomas, who is president of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, had told reporters in the Oval Office that there are “certainly pockets of areas where PPE is not ideal but this is an unprecedented time.”

“I’ve been reusing my N95 masks for a few weeks now,” she said.

“PPE has been sporadic but it’s been manageable, and we do what we have to do, we’re nurses,” said Thomas, who works at the Daughters of Charity Health System in New Orleans.

Wednesday Activity

For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,854.39 up with 0.51% percent or +45.27 point.the Dow is trading at 23,664.64 with a loss of -0.91% percent or -218.45 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,848.42 with a loss of –0.70%percent or -20.02 point. 

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,263.01  with a loss of -0.82% percent or -10.50 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 729.41 with a loss of –1.26% percent or -9.30 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,593.77 with a loss of –0.83% percent or ?13.34 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,313.03 with a loss of –0.43% percent or -5.66  point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,647.92 with a loss of –0.64% percent or -10.69  point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,568.03 up with –0.63% or -9.99 point.