U.S. stock lower in pre-market trading for,april 09.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 13,729.40 with a loss of -0.13% percent or -18.37 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 33,457.00 up with +0.20% percent or +67.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 4,092.62 up with +0.09% percent or +3.62 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 29,868.90 up with +percent or +159.92 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,634.46 with a loss of – percent or ?373.61 point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 3,446.83 with a loss of – percent or +2.93 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 49,665.68  with a loss of – percent or ?80.53 point at 12:15 PM.For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 6,942.22 up with percent or +56.90point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 6,165.72 up with +percent or +35.06 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 15,202.68 up with + percent or +26.32 point.

Kevin Seefried, who was photographed carrying a Confederate flag in the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riots in Washington, has been indicted by a grand jury on five counts related to obstruction, entering restricted property and disorderly conduct.

Seefried’s son, Hunter Seefried, was also indicted. The younger Seefried faces the same five counts as his father in addition to three charges related to destruction of government property and violence on Capitol grounds.

Thursday Activity

For the day  The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,829.31 up with + percent or  +140.47 point.the Dow is trading at 33,503.57  up with +percent or +57.31 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 4,097.17 up with  percent or +17.22 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed  at  2,242.60with a loss of –0.88% percent or -19.54 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,332.13 with 0.51% percent or  +6.82 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,657.89 up with + percent or +9.97point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,867.07 with  + percent or  +9.35 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,454.70 up with percent or +12.82 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,309.15 up with + or +11.47 point.