Updated from 6:04 a.m. EST
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Here are five things you must know for Thursday, Jan. 12:
1. -- U.S. stock futures and shares in London and Asia moved lower Thursday after President-elect Donald Trump offered few details on his policies during his first press conference since winning the U.S. election in November.
The U.S. dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six global currencies, declined 0.6% to 101.13 early Thursday. Gold prices rose 0.7% to $1,205.30 an ounce as investors pulled back from risk positions.
Like Trump's press conference, trading on Wall Street on Wednesday was unpredictable and volatile. Stocks finished slightly higher after flitting between losses and gains in the hours after Trump took the stage.
The S&P 500 gained 0.28%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.50%. The Nasdaq was up 0.21%, securing a new record close of 5,563. The CBOE Volatility Index spiked to more than 12 on Wednesday.
As for Thursday, the economic calendar in the U.S. includes weekly Jobless Claims at 8:30 a.m. EST and Import and Export Prices for December at 8:30 a.m.
A number of Federal Reserve officials will be speaking Thursday, the highlight being a town hall meeting with Chair Janet Yellen in Washington at 7 p.m. She will be meeting with educators.