wallstreet-112014_20apr18.jpg Stocks moved notably lower over the course of the trading session on Friday, adding to the losses posted in the previous session. With the drop, the Dow pulled back further off the one-month closing high it set on Tuesday.

After moving modestly lower early in the session, stocks have seen some further downside over the course of the trading day on Friday. The major averages have slid firmly into negative territory, adding to the losses posted in the previous session.


Stocks have moved modestly lower in morning trading on Friday, adding to the losses posted in the previous session. The major averages have all moved to the downside, with the Dow pulling back further off the one-month closing high it set on Tuesday.


Stock futures have fluctuated over the course of the morning, pointing to a potentially lackluster session on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a modestly lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 27 points.


Wall Street To Edge Up At Opening

Initial trading on U.S. Futures is giving an impression that Wall Street might open slightly higher on Friday. Asian shares finished mostly higher, while European shares are climbing higher.
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Indian Market Ends Flat

Despite strong gains in the IT space on good results and bonus announcement from Tata Conultancy Services, the Indian stock market ended flat on Friday, with a largely negative trend in global markets and speculation about a rate hike by RBI prompting investors to tread cautiously.
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Sensex Rises 95 Points; Nifty Ends Above 10,550

Indian shares ended modestly higher on Thursday as a surge in commodity prices helped lift mining stocks and investors remained optimistic about the ongoing earnings season. The benchmark BSE Sensex closed higher by 95.61 points or 0.28 percent at 34,427.29, with overall gains capped by a weakening...
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Dollar Paring Early Gains As Weekend Approaches

The dollar climbed against its major rivals early Friday, but has begun to pare its gains in the afternoon. Overall, trading activity has been rather subdued at the end of the trading week, due to the lack of U.S. economic data. The dollar climbed to a 2-week high of $1.2249 against the Euro Friday,...
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The Swiss Stock Market Pulled Back As Novartis Weakens Further

The Swiss stock market ended Friday's session with a modest loss. After a positive start, the market quickly slipped into negative territory and never reemerged. The continued weakness in shares of index heavyweight Novartis pressured the overall market. The Swiss Market Index decreased by 0.29 percent...
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Canadian Stocks Are Nearly Flat In Early Trade - Canadian Commentary

The Canadian stock market has been fluctuating between small gains and losses since the open of trade Friday. Traders have had little reaction to the Canadian retail sales and inflation reports issues this morning. Gold and energy stocks are struggling in early trade due to falling commodity prices....
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Gold Post Weekly Loss

Gold futures fell Friday to post a weekly loss. June gold settled at $1,338.30/oz, down $10.50, or 0.8%. Prices were down 0.7% for the week. Analysts say the likelihood of three more Federal Reserve rate hikes this year has dented gold prices, particularly in light of this week's hawkish Beige Book.
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Treasuries Extend Recent Move To The Downside

Treasuries came under pressure during trading on Friday, extending the notable downward move seen over the two previous sessions. Bond prices moved lower early in the session and saw further downside as the day progressed.
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Fluctuations By Futures Point To Choppy Trading Day

The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a modestly lower opening on Friday, although the futures have fluctuated over the course of the morning. Traders may be reluctant to make significant moves early in the day amid uncertainty about the near-term outlook for the markets. The earnings season...
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