The DAX Futures is trading at 12,780.00 with a loss of –0.27% percent or -34.50 point .The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,637.50 with a loss of -0.85% percent or -65.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,516.32 up with +0.091% percent or +5.03 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures is trading at 3,519.00 with a loss of -0.17% percent or -6.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Asian markets closed lower, and Europe was slightly weaker at midday. On Globex, the S&P 500 futures traded down to 2806.50, and made a high at 2819.75, with a total of 148,000 contracts traded. The first print on the 8:30 CT open was 2819.75.
After the open the ES shot up to an early high of 2821.75, and then sold off down to 2812.75. From there, the futures rallied up to the vwap, sold off down to 2810.50, rallied up to 2815.75, and then made several lower lows down to 2807.25. After that, the ES rallied up to the 2812.00 area, then took out the Globex low by two ticks, down to 2806.00, before breaking down to 2804.00 at 11:15, and then down to 2798.25 at 11:51.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,415.19 up with +0.43% percent or +108.36 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,816.29 up with +0.49% percent or +13.69 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,671.79 up with +0.49% percent or +0.55% point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,746.70 up with +0.86% percent or+192.98 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,261.20 with a loss of -1.13% percent or -321.81 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,824.53with a loss of -1.80% percent or -51.87 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,534.70 with a loss of -0.19% percent or -71.88 point at 12:15 PM.