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Canadian stocks ended on a positive note on Thursday, with gains from industrials and information technology stocks driving the benchmark higher. The benchmark S&P/TSX ended up 65.61 points or 0.4% at 16,543.01,

The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a lower opening on Thursday, with stocks likely to move back to the downside after ending the previous session modestly higher. Profit taking may contribute to initial weakness on Wall Street following the upward trend seen over the past several sessions. A...

wallstreet-071918.jpg Jobless Claims and earnings are the major focus on Thursday. Major companies are scheduled to report their earnings in the coming week. U.S. Futures suggest that Wall Street might open lower. Asian shares finished down, while European shares are trading lower.

Canadian stocks look headed for a weak start on Thursday, with falling commodity prices set to trigger some selling in energy and materials sections. A largely sluggish trend in major European markets and weak close in Asia may also weigh on investor sentiment.

Canadian stocks edged lower on Wednesday, dragged down by losses in consumer staples and energy sectors. Wall Street was steady and major European markets moved higher, but TSX stayed in the red almost right through the session with investors looking for direction.

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The major U.S. index futures are once again pointing to a roughly flat opening on Wednesday, with stocks likely to show a lack of direction after moving higher over the course of the previous session. Traders may stick to the sidelines ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's second day of...

wallstreet-071818.jpg Early signs from the U.S. Futures suggest that Wall Street might open lower reversing from Tuesday's close. The investors are looking ahead to the second day of policy testimony by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell as well as the Beige book. Asian shares finished mixed, while European shares are on...

Bay Street looks headed for a flat to slightly weak opening on Wednesday, tracking lower commodity prices. The market will focus on earnings reports and other corporate news for direction. Energy stocks are likely to stay sluggish due to falling crude oil prices.

Canadian stocks shrugged off a negative start and ended modestly higher on Tuesday, led by gains in consumer discretionary, information technology and materials sectors. Due to a lack of positive lead from Asian and European markets,

The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a roughly flat opening on Tuesday, with stocks likely to extend the lackluster performance seen in the previous session. Traders may remain reluctant to make significant moves ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's semiannual monetary policy...

Canadian stocks are likely to open on a sluggish note on Tuesday, tracking losses in Asian markets and a largely subdued trend in Europe ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's Congressional testimony. Powell's testimony before the Senate Banking Committee, scheduled at 10 AM ET., is expected...

wallstreet1-071718.jpg All eyes are on Congressional testimony of Jerome Powell at 10.00 am ET. The continued worries on U.S-China trade war and the extended decline of oil prices might have an impact on investor's sentiments. President Trump attracted criticism for defending Russia during his meeting with President Putin....

The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a roughly flat opening on Monday, with stocks likely to show a lack of direction following the strong upward move seen last week.

wallstreet-071718.jpg The upcoming earnings report might be the focus of investors in the coming days. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's two days of testimony on Capitol Hill also is keenly watched. The meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Putin in Finland is an important political...

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