wallstreet-111914_20Jan17-lg.jpg After moving to the upside early in the session, stocks gave back some ground over the course of the trading day on Friday but managed to remain mostly positive. With the upward move, the Dow snapped a five-session losing streak.

After moving to the upside early in the session, stocks remain mostly positive in mid-day trading on Friday. The strength on the day comes on the heels of the moderate weakness that was seen in the previous session.


After ending the previous session modestly lower, stocks have moved back to the upside in morning trading on Friday. The major averages have all climbed into positive territory, although buying interest has remained somewhat subdued.


Stocks may move to the upside in early trading on Friday following the moderate weakness seen in the previous session. The major index futures are currently pointing to a modestly higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 22 points.


Wall Street May Aim Higher On Trump's Inauguration

As Donald Trump's inauguration is the major focus of the day, the futures are up, indicating a higher opening for the Wall Street. On a very lean day, a few Fed speeches and the rig count data may drive trade. Asian shares As of 6:25 am ET, the Dow futures are climbing 11 points, the S&P 500 futures are advancing 5.75 points and the Nasdaq 100 futures are progressing 14.75 points.

Sensex Tumbles 274 Points Ahead Of Trump's Inauguration; Nifty Ends At 8349

Indian shares tumbled on Friday after two straight sessions of gains, with disappointing third-quarter earnings from the likes of Axis Bank and MindTree as well as lackluster global cues ahead of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration weighing on markets. Donald Trump will swear in as the...

Sensex, Nifty Seen Lower Ahead Of Trump's Inauguration

Indian shares look set to open a tad lower on Friday as investors brace themselves for U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's swearing-in ceremony later today. Hours before becoming the 45th president of the United States, Trump on Thursday said that he was elected to the White House because people wanted...

Dollar Turns Lower After Paring Early Gains

The dollar posted some modest gains against all of its major rivals Friday morning, but has since pared those gains and entered negative territory. Overall, the U.S. currency is little changed at the end of the trading week. There was no U.S. economic data to drive trading on Friday and most investors...

The Swiss Stock Market Finished Nearly Unchanged

The Swiss stock market ended Friday's session virtually unchanged. The market recovered from a weak start Friday morning and fluctuated between small gains and small losses over the course of the session. Ultimately, the market ended the session with a very slight increase. Investors were in a cautious...

Bay Street In Party Mode After Trump Inauguration -- Canadian Commentary

Canadian stocks rose Friday as markets on both sides of the border reacted positively to Donald Trump's inaugural address. Trump's speech focused on the his campaign "America First" promise, but the new president offered few specifics related to policy. The S&P/TSX Composite Index was up 138.07...

Crude Oil Rallies As U.S. Rig Count Soars

Crude oil futures rallied Friday for a small weekly gain, despite further signs that U.S. production will skyrocket. U.S. energy companies this week added the most oil rigs since 2013, as big oil looks to take advantage of plus-$50 oil prices. Baker Hughes reported the number of active U.S. rigs...

Treasuries Close Roughly Flat After Recovering From Early Weakness

After coming under pressure in morning trading on Friday, treasuries staged a recovery over the course of the afternoon. Bond prices climbed well off their worst levels to end the day roughly flat.

Trump Inauguration May Impact Trading On Wall Street

The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a modestly higher open on Friday on the heels of the moderate weakness seen in the previous session. Early trading activity is likely to be somewhat subdued, however, as traders await incoming President Donald Trump’s inaugural address. Trump’s speech is...
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