June S&P finished up 0.4 at 2342.6, 5.4 off the high and 9.8 up from the low.
June S&P E-Mini closed up 0.5 at 2342.75. This was 10.5 up from the low and 6 off the high.
US equity markets were able to put some brakes on this week’s downdraft during Wednesday’s trading, although it was not enough to lift the Dow Jones and S&P up into positive territory. Difficulties with health care reform may push tax cuts and fiscal spending measures further into the futures, which continue to weigh heavily on stock prices. The NASDAQ once again outperformed to the upside as it was able to regain a portion of Tuesday’s steep losses.