U.S. stock lower in pre-market trading for,Jan 28.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 12,987.50 with a loss of -0.90% percent or -118.00 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 30,191.00  with +0.01% percent or +2.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,734.88 with a loss of -0.25%  percent or -9.37 point.

Thursday’s Factors and Events

Palihapitiya dismissed Wall Street criticism about how individual investors are banding together on social media — particularly the wallstreetbets Reddit message board, and short-squeezing GameStop and a handful of other stocks like pros — as hypocritical. He said hedge funds try to push stocks around all the time.

Wednesday Activity

For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,270.60 with a loss of – percent or –355.47  point.the Dow is trading at 30,303.17 with a loss of –percent or  -633.87 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,750.77 with a loss of – percent or  –98.85 point. 

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 2,108.70 with a loss of -1.91% percent or -41.16  point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,229.29  with a loss of –0.32% percent or ?3.93 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,367.26 with a loss of –2.51% percent or -61.05 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,731.89 with a loss of -2.47% percent or  ?43.92 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,256.13  with a loss of -2.57%percent or -59.58  point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,118.69 with a loss of –2.62%or -57.03 point