U.S. stock lower in pre-market trading for,Jan 22.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 13,328.00  with a loss of -0.50% percent or -67.50 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 30,856.00  with a loss of -0.73% percent or -226.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,822.38 with a loss of -0.61% percent or -23.62 point.

Friday’s Factors and Events

A lucky lottery player could claim the third-largest lottery prize in U.S. history when the next Mega Millions drawing takes place on Friday night. The lottery’s jackpot has climbed for months without a winner, reaching $970 million for the upcoming drawing.

To win the money (or a lump sum option worth roughly $716 million), someone would have to beat staggering odds. The odds of winning that jackpot are one in 302.5 million, according to Mega Millions.

Thursday Activity

For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,530.92 up with +0.55% percent or +73.67 point.the Dow is trading at 31,176.01 with a loss of -0.040%percent or  -12.37 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,853.07 up with +0.032% percent or +1.22 point. 

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 2,141.42 with  a loss of -0.89% percent or -19.20 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,216.23  with a loss of –1.11% percent or  -13.59 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,453.24 with a loss of  –0.64% percent or -15.77 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,766.86 up with +0.28% percent or  +4.88 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,320.77 with a loss of –0.090%percent or -2.10  point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,181.45 with a loss of -0.032%or ?0.69 point.