Today’s E-mini S&P opening price was (1666.75). The lowest price occurred within the first five minutes of opening at (1666.50). For the most part, price steadily rose throughout the day. The high was hit at around 3:15 US Eastern of (1687.75). The market prices can have massive price fluctuations when there are significant news events such as big-headline world events, scheduled economic reports, and prominent political figures. The Bloomberg economic calendar is a recommended resource for staying on top of scheduled events. A red star next to an event means these cause volatile activity. It is advised to stay out of the markets until volatile activity subsides.