U.S. stock higher in pre-market trading for,Sept 23.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 11,182.50 up with +0.30% percent or +33.00 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 27,344.00 up with +0.74% percent or +201.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,313.38 up with +0.43% percent or +14.08 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 23,346.49 with a loss of – percent or ?13.81 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 23,698.02 with a loss of –percent or  –18.83point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 3,276.91 with percent or +2.61 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,789.00 up with + percent or +54.92 point at 12:15 PM.For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 5,829.46 up with + percent or +25.17 point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 4,772.84 with a loss of – percent or –19.20 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 12,594.39 up with +percent or  +51.95 point.

Wednesday’s Factors and Events

The food producer earned $1.00 per share for its latest quarter, beating estimates by 13 cents a share. Revenue also beat forecasts as demand for at-home packaged foods remained elevated due to the Covid-19 pandemic. General Mills also announced a 4% hike in its quarterly dividend to 51 cents per share.

Tuesday Activity

For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,963.64 up with percent or +184.84 point.the Dow is trading at 27,288.18 up with + percent or +140.48 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,315.57 up with + percent or  +34.51 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,496.96 up with +0.79% percent or +11.71 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 846.18 up with +0.67% percent or +5.65 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,833.72 up with +percent or  +13.02 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,538.48 up with  + percent or +19.08 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,922.29 up  with + percent or +18.93 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,846.39 up with +or+18.22 point.