wallstreet2-103112_20jul18.jpg After seeing modest strength for much of the session, stocks pulled back near the unchanged line in afternoon trading on Friday before closing slightly lower. The major averages added to the losses posted in the previous session.

After moving higher earlier in the session, stocks continue to see modest strength in mid-day trading on Friday. Buying interest has remained somewhat subdued, however, limiting the upside for the major averages.


Stocks have moved modestly higher over the course of morning trading on Friday, rebounding following the pullback seen in the previous session. The major averages have all climbed into positive territory, although buying interest remains somewhat subdued.


Following the pullback seen in the previous sessions, stocks may see further downside in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 115 points.


Wall Street For A Broadly Lower Opening

Major companies such as Microsoft and Honeywell are reporting their earnings today. Initial trends from the U.S. Futures point to a lower opening for Wall Street. Asian shares finished broadly higher, while European shares are trading lower. As of 7.45 am ET, the Dow futures were losing 70.00...
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Sensex Surges 145 Points; Nifty Ends Above 11,000

Indian shares gained ground on Friday even as the rupee hit a fresh record low ahead of a no-confidence vote against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government. With BJP having 273 votes from its own members, market participants expect the Modi government to win the motion comfortably. The NDA government...
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Sensex, Nifty To Open Lower Ahead Of No-confidence Motion

Indian shares look set to open lower on Friday as investors await voting on the no-confidence motion moved by the Opposition parties against the Modi government. The Lok Sabha will take up the debate on the Telugu Desam Party's no-confidence motion against the centre today, with the BJP expressing...
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Dollar Falling On Trump And Bullard Comments

The dollar is losing ground against its major rivals Friday afternoon. On a quiet day on the economic front, the buck has been swayed by some cautionary comments regarding future Fed rate hikes. St. Louis Fed President James Bullard remarked that the central bank should delay further rate hikes amid...
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The Swiss Stock Market Climbed Despite Trade Worries

The Swiss stock market bucked the overall trade in Europe Friday, finishing the session with a modest gain. Shares of the luxury goods companies advanced despite renewed concerns over global trade and the defensive heavyweights all finished in the green. Renewed trade war concerns weighed on the rest...
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Canadian Stocks Drift Lower On Trade War Concerns

The Canadian stock market ended lower on Friday, as concerns over global trade war outweighed encouraging data on consumer inflation and retail sales. Commodity prices were largely steady but the mood in the equity market stayed bearish right through the session.
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Oil Futures Settle Higher For The Day, But Posts Weekly Loss

Crude Oil futures settled higher on Friday, extending gains to a fourth successive session, amid reports about a likely reduction in oil exports from Saudi Arabia next month and the shutting down of a distillation unit at Venezuela's Amuay oil refinery.
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Treasuries Show Notable Move Back To The Downside

After turning higher over the course of the previous session, treasuries showed a notable move back to the downside during trading on Friday. Bond prices came under pressure in morning trading and remained firmly negative throughout the afternoon.
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Trade War Once Again In Focus On Wall Street

The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a lower opening on Friday, with stocks likely to extend the pullback seen in the previous session. Renewed trade war concerns may weigh on the markets after President Donald Trump indicated a willingness to impose tariffs on all Chinese imports to the...
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