U.S. stock lower in pre-market trading for,Nov 30.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 12,255.50 with a loss of -0.02% percent or -2.00 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 29,693.50 with a loss of -0.60% percent or -180.50 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,621.62 with a loss of -0.41% percent or -14.88 point.

Monday’s Factors and Events

Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average implied an opening loss of about 150 points. Meanwhile, S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 futures traded lower.

Futures took a leg down after Reuters reported that the Trump administration is weighing blacklisting Chinese leading chipmaker SMIC as well as national offshore oil and gas producer CNOOC. The move would limit their access to American investors and escalate tensions with China before President-elect Joe Biden takes over.

Friday Activity

For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 12,205.85 up with + percent or +111.44 point.the Dow is trading at 29,910.37 up with +percent or +37.90 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,638.35 up with + percent or  +8.70 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,855.27 up with 0.56% percent or 10.25 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,059.67 with a loss of percent or  point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,205.92 up with + percent or +4.36 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,665.87 up with + percent or  +3.59 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,166.60 up with +percent or +7.63 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,047.16 up with +or +6.93 point.