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While buying interest has remained relatively subdued, stocks are seeing modest strength in mid-day trading on Friday. The gains on the day are extending the strong upward move that was seen over the course of the two previous sessions.

After initially showing a lack of direction, stocks have moved mostly higher in early trading on Friday. The major averages have all climbed into positive territory, adding to the substantial gains posted in the two previous sessions.

After moving sharply higher over the course of the two previous sessions, stocks appear poised to extend the rally in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a modestly higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 25 points.

wallstreet-112414_19Dec14.jpg Trading in the U.S. index futures suggests that Wall Street stocks may open Friday's session higher, although the optimism has waned. The strong gains in the recent couple of sessions may deter traders from building up positions further. European stocks have turned lower after some early strength.

Asian-Markets2_18Dec14.jpg Asian markets are up on Friday, tracking cues from Wall Street where the Dow recorded its biggest single day gains in three years overnight amid hopes the Fed will not hike interest rates anytime soon.

Stocks showed a substantial upward move during trading on Thursday, adding to the strong gains posted in the previous session. With the extended rally, the major averages further offset the sell-off that was seen in the preceding sessions.

Extending the rally seen in the previous session, stocks are posting strong gains in mid-day trading on Thursday. The upward move seen over the past two days has partly offset the sell-off that was seen in the preceding sessions.

Stocks have moved sharply higher in early trading on Thursday, adding to the substantial gains posted in the previous session. The major averages have climbed firmly into positive territory, bouncing further off the one-month lows set on Tuesday.

After ending the previous session substantially higher, stocks are likely to see further upside in early trading on Thursday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a sharply higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 214 points.

WallStreet2-041112_18Dec14.jpg Early indications suggest that Wall Street stock may open solidly higher on Thursday, as the Swiss central bank made a surprise announcement of taking rates to negative territory. Coming close on heels of dovish FOMC policy statement, the announcement should offer encouragement to traders, who are plagued by worries about the global economy.

Stocks moved sharply higher over the course of the trading on Wednesday, partly offsetting the steep losses posted over the past few sessions. A positive reaction to the Federal Reserve's monetary policy statement contributed to the rebound.

After moving moderately higher in early trading on Wednesday, stocks have seen some further upside over the course of the trading day. The gains on the day are partly offsetting the steep losses posted over the past few sessions.

Stocks have moved mostly higher in early trading on Wednesday, regaining some ground after moving sharply lower over the past few sessions. The major averages have climbed into positive territory, although buying interest has remained relatively subdued.

After moving sharply lower over the past few sessions, stocks are likely to move back to the upside in early trading on Wednesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 68 points.

wallstreet-041012_17Dec14.jpg Trading in the U.S. index futures suggests that Wall Street stocks may bounce back from a 3-session slide even as European stocks trade amid caution. Earlier in the global trading day, Asian stocks closed mixed. The focus of the session is on the FOMC policy statement and the ensuing press briefing by the Fed Chair. Fears of monetary policy normalization have aggravated.