wallstreet-aug24_21sep18-lg.jpg Following the rally seen in the previous session, stocks turned in a relatively lackluster performance during trading on Friday. Despite the choppy trading on the day, the Dow climbed to another new record closing high.

Stocks are turning in a relatively lackluster performance in mid-day trading on Friday after failing to sustain an initial upward move. Despite the choppy trading, the Dow and the S&P 500 reached new record intraday highs.


After an initial move to the upside, stocks have given back ground over the course of morning trading on Friday. The tech-heavy Nasdaq has slid into negative territory, while the Dow and the S&P 500 have pulled back off their new record intraday highs.


Stocks may show a lack of direction in early trading on Friday following the rally 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 28 points.


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