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With trading resuming following the long, holiday weekend, stocks showed a lack of direction throughout the trading session on Tuesday before ending the day mixed. The markets largely held on to the bulk of their recent gains.

Stocks continue to show a lack of direction in mid-day trading on Tuesday following the long, holiday weekend. Even with the lackluster performance, the markets are largely holding on to the bulk of their recent gains.

With traders largely shrugging off the latest batch of upbeat U.S. economic data, stocks are turning in a lackluster performance in early trading on Tuesday. The major averages are showing only modest moves, lingering close to the unchanged line.

Following the long, holiday weekend, stocks may move to the upside in early trading on Tuesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a modestly higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 15 points.

wallstreet-101008_02Sep14.jpg Early indications suggest that Wall Street stocks may open higher along with the rest of the global markets, as optimism over stimulatory environment abounds. Traders have built up expectations that the European Central Bank, which is scheduled to meet later this week, would announce additional stimulus,...

wallstreet-101008_25Aug14.jpg Trading in the U.S. index futures suggests that Wall Street stocks may open slightly higher on Friday after yesterday's lackluster showing. Asian stocks closed mixed in an uneventful session, while the European markets are trading in a lackadaisical fashion. The domestic markets may now focus on a couple of economic data on consumer spending and regional manufacturing activity.

wallstreet-101008_25Aug14.jpg The optimistic resolve that helped the markets to withstand a pullback yesterday may be put to test on Thursday, as they await directional cues. The major U.S. index futures currently point to a lower opening after Asian stocks closed mixed. The major European averages are also currently lower. The mood in the domestic markets may also hinge on a couple of reports.

wallstreet-101008_25Aug14.jpg Trading in the U.S. index futures suggests that traders may still muster up courage to expand holdings in stocks despite the recent buoyancy. The major U.S. index futures point to a higher opening on Wednesday after Asian stocks closed higher, while the European markets are seeing a lackluster mood amid the release of some insipid economic data.

wallstreet-101008_25Aug14.jpg The momentum that lifted some of the key averages to important levels seems to be slowing, as the markets prepare to receive more economic data. The major index futures are pointing to a narrowly mixed opening on Tuesday. Global cues are not very encouraging, with Asian stocks closing mostly lower, while the European markets are also seeing weakness.