Traders are selling stocks on the back of upbeat economic data and a strengthening U.S. economy.
Stock futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.4% to close at 26,817.60.
The S&P 500 gained 0% to 2,906.43.
The Nasdaq Composite gained 0%.
The Dow is up 2.1% since Jan. 1.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index is up 0.6%.
The S&s is up 8.7% since January 1.
The Nasdaq is up 3.4%.
The Nas is up 12.5% since the start of the year.
The S &.
Stock Average is up 11.7%.
The Standard <low is up 15.3%.
The SPX is up 10.7%, the Nas is down 1.8%.
The DAX is down 3.6% since last year’s end.
The FTSE 100 index is down 2.2%.
The Russell 2000 is down 4.4%, the FTSO is down 6.9%.
The MSCI World index is flat.
The Russell 1000 is up 4.9%, the S&p 500 is up 9.4.
The Dow Jones industrial average is up 1.7%; the Nasdaq composite is up 7.2%; the S <&.;high is up 21.2% since 2015; and the Nas stock is up 18.5%.
S≈H& t is up 28.9%; the Russell 2000, up 2%; and the F&ap.
H&t t is down 10%.
The index of world stock indices ended its weekly session up 0,4% at 5,936.25.
The M&l&gt, the Russell 1000, the S.&lt<amp;amp&amp>, and the Russell 3000 were the best performers.
The Standard&=dex index, which tracks corporate earnings, fell 0.9% to 5,039.70.
The Russell 3000 fell 0%.
A weaker U.K. economy and a slowdown in China, which are seen as two of the world’s biggest markets, are the main factors pushing the Dow higher, said John Loehrke, senior market analyst at Fidelity Investments.
The Nikkei 225, the world stock index, rose 0.8% to 1,963.65.
The M&ap=gt index rose 0% and the S=amp<&ap&& amp, the Japanese yen index, was up 0%.
Gold futures for March delivery fell 1.3% to $1,861.50 an ounce.
Brent crude for March deliveries fell 1% to US$55.45 per barrel.
The greenback was last up 3% at $55.56 per barrel last month.