wallstreet2-103112_27Oct16.jpg Stocks fluctuated over the course of the trading session on Thursday before ending the session mostly in negative territory. The lower close on the day came on the heels of the mixed performance seen in the previous session.

With traders reacting to the latest batch of earnings news, stocks are turning in a mixed performance in mid-day trading on Thursday. Currently, the major averages remain on opposite sides of the unchanged line.


After seeing initial strength, stocks have moved mostly lower over the course of morning trading on Thursday. The major averages have all pulled back into negative territory after ending the previous session mixed.


Following the mixed performance seen in the previous session, stocks may move to the upside in early trading on Thursday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 50 points.


Wall Street Set For Subdued Start As Risk Appetite Wanes

U.S. stocks are likely to open a tad lower on Thursday, as oil price weakness, mixed earnings reports from Asia and Europe along with the yuan's continuing slide sapped investors' appetite for risk. Amid little positive triggers, investors await some major earnings reports as well as the latest data...

Sensex Snaps Two-day Losing Streak, Nifty Ends Flat

Indian shares ended mixed on Thursday as weak global cues offset solid earnings reports from the likes of Maruti Suzuki India and ONGC. The benchmark BSE Sensex rose by 79.39 points or 0.29 percent to 27,915.90, snapping a two-day losing streak. On the other hand, the broader Nifty index ended virtually...

Sensex, Nifty Set To Follow Asian Peers Lower

Indian shares look set to open lower on Thursday amid weak global cues as oil prices continued to fall and U.S. rate hike expectations remain intact. There is some respite on the earnings front as two-wheeler manufacturer Hero MotoCorp beat estimates to post its highest-ever profit in the September...

Dollar Gaining Ground After Overcoming Early Weakness

The dollar got off to a weak start against its major European rivals Thursday morning, but has since managed to turn positive against all of its major rivals. Economic data was mixed this morning, but traders appear to be looking forward to the release of the GDP report on Friday. Investors are also...

The Swiss Stock Market Snapped Its Recent Losing Streak

The Swiss stock market ended Thursday's session with a modest increase, putting an end to its five session losing streak. The market got off to a weak start, but quickly managed to turn positive. The market remained locked in a sideways trend for the rest of the session. The interest rate policy of...

TSX Snaps Modest Losing Streak, Led By Energy Stocks -- Canadian Commentary

Canadian stocks eked out modest gains, snapping a 3-day losing skid despite lukewarm interest in most sectors. The S&P/TSX Composite Index was up 26 points, or 0.18 percent, to 14,833.75. Energy stocks rose 1.7 percent to lead the way. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (POT, POT.TO) reported...

Crude Oil Steadies Near $50 As Iraq Pussyfoots

Crude oil futures rebounded Thursday, but remained below $50 on doubts about OPEC's resolve to end the global supply glut. Dec. WTI oil gained 54 cents, or 1.1%, to settle at $49.72/bbl on Nymex. Saudi Arabia and a few other OPEC members are ready to cut production, while Iraq wants an exemption...

Treasuries Close Firmly Negative But Off Worst Levels

Treasuries saw notable weakness during trading on Thursday but ended the session off their worst levels of the session. While bond prices climbed off their lows, they remained firmly in the red.

Reaction To Earnings News May Lead To Strength On Wall Street

The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a higher opening on Thursday, as traders digest another batch of earnings news from well-known companies. Trading could also be impacted by reaction to reports on weekly jobless claims, durable goods orders and pending home sales. U.S. stocks moved about...
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