U.S. stock higher in pre-market trading for,Dec 16.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 12,735.50 up with +0.51% percent or +64.75 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 30,211.50 up with +0.46% percent or +137.50 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,714.38 up with +0.56% percent or +20.63 point.

Thursday’s Factors and Events

Today’s bipartisan proposal includes enhanced federal unemployment benefits at $300 per week for 16 weeks, food assistance and student loan forbearance, as well as funding for small businesses, schools and vaccines. A second part would include state and local aid and liability protections.

Wednesday Activity

For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 12,658.19 up with percent or   +63.13 point.the Dow is trading at 30,154.54 with a loss of –percent or ?44.77 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,701.17 up with + percent or +6.55 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,952.72 with a loss of -0.36% percent or -7.04 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,105.53 with a loss of – percent or ?6.14 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,278.89 with a loss of – percent or ?8.15 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,696.26 up with + percent or  +4.68 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,215.18 up with +percent or +2.69 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,088.96 with +or +3.23 point.