Your browser of choice has not been tested for use with If you have issues, please download one of the browsers listed here.
Stocks | Futures | Watchlist | More

Indices Futures Prices

Wed, Jun 19th, 2019
[[ timeframe ]] futures price quotes as of Wed, Jun 19th, 2019.
[[ timeframe ]] futures price quotes, based on [[ timeframe ]] data.
Weekly commodity commentary from market professionals delivered to your inbox.
  • Indices reaching for new highs

    but truncation is also possible for some

  • Midday Market Minute

    Central banks are manufacturing a risk-on move. Dont fight it. With equities, Crude and Gold roaring higher, what are the levels to trade?

  • New Round of Central Bank Easing Coming

    U.S. stock index futures advanced in recent weeks due to the belief that new global easing cycle is about to begin in light of a weakening global economic...

Futures Market News and Commentary

U.S. Stocks Settle Higher on ECB Stimulus Prospects and Trump-Xi Meeting

The S&P 500 ($SPX) on Tuesday closed up by +28.08 (+0.97), the Dow Jones Industrials index ($DOWI) closed up +353.01 (+1.35%), and the Nasdaq 100 Index ($IUXX) closed up +108.88 (+1.45%). U.S. stock indexes moved sharply higher Tuesday and posted 6-week highs on the outlook for additional ECB stimulus along with an easing of U.S./China trade tensions. ECB President Draghi said Tuesday that "additional stimulus will be required" if the economic outlook doesn't improve and that "lingering" risks are strengthening the case for action. Stocks extended their gains Tuesday morning after President Trump said he had a "very good" phone conversation with Chinese President Xi Jinping and that he will hold an "extended meeting" with him at the G-20 meeting next week in Osaka, Japan. Tuesday's U.S. economic data was also positive for stocks after May housing starts fell by only -0.9% to 1.269 million (stronger than expectations of 1.239 million) and May building permits rose +0.3% to 1.294 million, slightly stronger than expectations of +0.1% to 1.292 million. Stock prices fell back from their best levels Tuesday after a report said President Trump back in February explored the legality of demoting Fed Chair Powell to Fed Governor after Mr. Trump was upset with the Fed's action to raise interest rates. Tuesday's stock rally caused the VIX volatility index ($VIX) to fall to a 3-1/2 week low of 14.62% and the index finished Tuesday down by -0.20 to 15.15%. The VIX remains far below the 1-month high from June 3 of 19.75% and the early-May 5-1/4 month high of 23.38%.
Want to use this as
your default charts setting?
Learn about our Custom Templates
Switch the Market flag
above for targeted data.
Open the menu and switch the
Market flag for targeted data.
Get Streaming Chart Updates
Switch your Site Preferences
to Interactive Chart
Read About Upcoming
Changes to This Feature
Need More Chart Options?
Right-click on the chart to open the Interactive Chart menu.

Free Barchart Webinar