U.S. stock higher in pre-market trading for,Oct 21.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 11,679.90 up with +0.16% percent or +19.13 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 28,178.00 with a loss of -0.01% percent or -4.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,435.38 up with +0.09% percent or +3.18 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 23,639.46 up with + percent or  +72.42 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,817.59 up with +percent or +248.05 point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 3,325.02 with a loss of – percent or –3.08 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,936.67 up with +percent or +392.30 point at 12:15 PM. The FTSE 100 closed at 5,889.22 up with + percent or +4.57 point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 4,929.28 with a loss of – percent or -13.34 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 12,736.95 with a loss of –percent or   ?117.71 point.

Wednesday’s Factors and Events

Yields ascended to four-month highs on Tuesday night after White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had made “good progress” toward a deal on a new coronavirus aid bill, although Meadows warned the two sides “still have a ways to go.”

Following Pelosi and Mnuchin’s meeting on Tuesday, Meadows told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” that the two will talk again on Wednesday, and that he hopes to see “some kind of agreement before the weekend.”

Tuesday Activity

For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,516.49 up with percent or +37.61 point.the Dow is trading at 28,308.79 up with +percent or  +113.37 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,443.12 with  + percent or  +16.20 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,617.71 up with +0.25% percent or +4.08 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at  919.25 up with + percent or +6.16 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,984.26 up with + percent or +10.45 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,590.19 with + percent or  +7.87 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,027.26 with + percent or +7.75 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,924.22 up with +or +7.51 point.