UK PRE MARKET
The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,630.00 with a loss of -0.39% percent or -30.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,448.65 up with +0.27% percent or +14.46 point . The DAX Futures is trading at 12,666.50 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -27.50 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures is trading at 3,476.00 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -5.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Riding successfully through analysts’ downgrades, the intense scrutiny by regulators following the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the “delete Facebook” campaign, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is back in the game. Investors will get another glimpse of how the company is coping with these negative pressures when the it releases its second-quarter earnings report after the market close on Wednesday.
The consensus at the Street shows another blowout quarter, with revenue rising to $13.35 billion, up from $9.32 billion in the year-ago period, and adjusted earnings per share rising to $1.71 from $1.59.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,241.94 up with +0.79% percent or +197.65 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,820.40 up with +0.48% percent or +13.42 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,840.77 with a loss of -0.014% percent or ?1.10 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,614.25 up with 0.46% percent or +103.77 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,923.52 up with +0.91% percent or +260.95 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,903.65 with a loss of -0.066% percent or ?1.92 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,915.78 up with +0.25% percent or +90.68 point at 12:15 PM.