U.S. stock higher in pre-market trading for,Oct 23.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 11,640.50 with a loss of -0.08% percent or -9.25 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 28,351.00 up with +0.29% percent or +83.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,454.38 up with +0.15% percent or +5.18 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 23,516.59 up with +percent or  +42.32 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,832.48 up with +percent or +46.35 point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 3,289.80 with a loss of – percent or –22.70 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,693.59 with percent or +135.10 point at 12:15 PM. The FTSE 100 closed at 5,785.65 up with + percent or +9.15 point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 4,851.38 with a loss of – percent or -2.57 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 12,543.06 with a loss of –percent or  -14.58 point.

Friday’s Factors and Events

The moderator, NBC News’ Kristen Welker, kept a tight lid on the Republican president and the Democratic nominee as she peppered them with questions about the coronavirus pandemic, the economy and foreign interference in the election, as well as the candidates’ finances.

Compared with the first debate — which was defined by furious crosstalk and personal insults — the final face-off was an almost staid affair. But despite the clearer delivery, neither candidate pulled punches, and the volume started to rise later in the evening.

Thursday Activity

For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,506.01  up with + percent or  +21.31 point.the Dow is trading at 28,363.66 up with +percent or  +152.84 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,453.49 with percent or  +17.93 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,630.25 with 1.65% percent or +26.48 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 928.92 with + percent or +13.85 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,002.93 with + percent or +32.80 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,593.50 up with  + percent or +6.31 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,033.08 with +percent or +12.71 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,929.15 with +or  +10.86 point