U.S. stock higher in pre-market trading for,July 17.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 10,617.20 with +1.00% percent or +105.50 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 26,634.00  up with +0.31% percent or +81.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,208.88 up  with +0.45% percent or +14.38 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 22,696.42 with a loss of –0.32% percent or –73.94 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,126.91 up with +0.63% percent or +156.22  point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 3,214.13 up with +0.13% percent or +4.03 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,731.63 up with +0.71% percent or  +259.95  point at 12:15 PM.Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,914.08 up with  +0.30% percent or +39.11 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,075.07 with a loss of –0.20% percent or –10.20 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 372.45  up with +0.086% percent or +0.32 point.

Friday’s Factors and Events

The market took a break from its upward climb as valuations on many stocks are nearing their limits, among other market-moving factors, he added.

“Review your portfolio. Understand that if you have a bunch of high-flying momentum stocks — they’re going to trade together and they’re going to go down — you might want to trim those positions, as we’ve been doing for my charitable trust,”

Thursday Activity

For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,473.83  with a loss of -0.73% percent or -76.66 point.the Dow is trading at 26,734.71.10  with a loss of -0.50% percent or -135.39 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,215.57 with a loss of –0.34% percent or -10.99 point. 

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,467.56  with a loss of -0.72% percent or -10.71 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 847.31  with  a loss of –0.68% percent or ?5.79 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,828.58  with a loss of -0.42% percent or ?7.72 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,484.35 with a loss of –0.40% percent or  -6.00  point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,876.17 with a loss of -0.40% percent or ?7.48 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,782.96 with a loss of –0.38% or  –6.76 point.