After turning in a mixed performance in morning trading on Thursday, stocks moved sharply lower over the course of the afternoon. With the sell-off on the day, the Nasdaq pulled back to its lowest closing level in a month.
Gold stocks have shown a substantial move to the upside during trading on Thursday, driving the NYSE Arca Gold Bugs Index up by 4.8 percent.
With traders digesting the latest earnings and economic news, stocks are turning in another mixed performance during trading on Thursday. The major averages are on opposite sides of the unchanged line for the third straight day.
Stocks are turning in another lackluster performance in early trading on Thursday after closing mixed in each of the two previous sessions. The major averages have once again moved in opposite directions, although they are all holding relatively close to the unchanged line.
After closing mixed in each of the two previous sessions, stocks are likely to come under pressure in early trading on Thursday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 139 points.
Early indications suggest that Wall Street stocks may open Thursday's session on a weaker note, as the Bank of Japan defied expectations and held fire even amid muted growth and inflation prospects. The yen surged in reaction to the decision and sent Japanese stocks down over 3 percent. The rest of Asian...
While stocks largely recovered from an early move to the downside, the tech-heavy Nasdaq remained stuck in negative territory. The Dow and the S&P 500 managed to finish the session moderately higher.
Oil service stocks are seeing considerable strength in afternoon trading on Wednesday, with the Philadelphia Oil Service up by 2.5 percent. The index hit a nearly five-month intraday high earlier in the session.
After coming under pressure earlier in the session, stocks have regained some ground over the course of the trading day on Wednesday. The major averages have climbed well off their lows, although the tech-heavy Nasdaq continues to post a steep loss.
Stocks have moved to the downside in early trading on Wednesday after ending the previous session little changed. The major averages have all slid into negative territory, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq showing a particularly steep drop.
Following the lackluster performance in the previous session, stocks may move to the downside in early trading on Wednesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 39 points.
Trading in the U.S. index futures suggests that Wall Street stocks may open on a negative note, as traders await the release of the FOMC policy statement. The accent is on the language of the statement, as a no change stance is widely expected. The dollar is mixed and crude oil is notably higher but...
After ending the previous session modestly lower, stocks showed a lack of direction throughout the trading day on Tuesday. The major averages spent much of the session lingering near the unchanged line before closing mixed.
After falling sharply in the previous session, steel stocks have shown a strong move back to the upside during trading on Tuesday.
With traders looking ahead to the Federal Reserve's monetary policy announcement on Wednesday, stocks are turning in a lackluster performance during trading on Tuesday. The major averages are lingering near the unchanged line after ending the previous session modestly lower.