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Stocks moved notably higher over the course of the trading day on Monday, extending the strong upward move seen last Friday. The gains on the day continued the recent recovery by the markets, with the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 closing higher for the third consecutive session.

Stocks have moved mostly higher over the course of the trading day on Monday, extending the strong upward move that was seen last Friday. The major averages are currently turning in a mixed performance, however, with a steep drop by shares of IBM (IBM) weighing on the Dow.

After ending last Friday's trading sharply higher, stocks are turning in a mixed performance in early trading on Monday. While the tech-heavy Nasdaq is seeing further upside, the Dow has dropped firmly into negative territory.

Following the big swings seen last week, stocks may continue to experience volatility in early trading on Monday. The major index futures are currently indicating a mixed open for the markets, as the Nasdaq futures are up by 4 points but the Dow futures are down by 81 points.

Trading in the U.S. index futures suggests that Wall Street stocks may open Monday's session modestly higher, a far cry from the buoyant mood that prevailed last Friday. Global cues are mixed, with Asian stocks advancing strongly, while the European markets are witnessing weakness amid some disappointing domestic earnings.

Extending the rebound seen over the course of the previous session, stocks moved sharply higher during trading on Friday. The gains on the day partly offset the recent sell-off on Wall Street, although the major averages remain well off their mid-September highs.

After moving notably higher at the open, stocks have seen some further upside over the course of the trading day on Friday. The strong gains on the day are partly offsetting the sell-off seen over the past several sessions.

Stocks have moved sharply higher in early trading on Friday, extending the rebound seen over the course of the previous session. The major averages have all climbed firmly into positive territory after ending Thursday's trading roughly flat.

Following the recovery seen over the course of the previous session, stocks seem likely to extend the upward move in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a sharply higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 180 points.

wallstreet-101008_17Oct14.jpg With risk aversion subsiding, bulls may take control of Wall Street on Friday, as traders attempt to focus on the fact that corporate earnings remain fairly robust and economic data, though not inspiring, is far from sounding doom and gloom. Added to the fact, central banks across the globe are ready...

After recovering from an early move to the downside, stocks showed a lack of direction throughout afternoon trading on Thursday. The major averages eventually ended the choppy trading day nearly flat after falling sharply in recent sessions.

After moving sharply lower the open, stocks have staged a significant recovery attempt over the course of the trading day on Thursday. The major averages have bounced well off their worst levels of the day and briefly climbed into positive territory.

With traders shrugging off a batch of largely upbeat U.S. economic data, stocks have moved mostly lower in early trading on Thursday. The losses on the day are extending the recent downtrend by the major averages.

Stocks appear poised to extend their recent sell-off in early trading on Thursday despite the release of upbeat U.S. jobs data. The major index futures are currently pointing to a sharply lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 187 points.

WallStreet2-041112_16Oct14.jpg The mood on Wall Street remains apprehensive, as the markets await a slew of economic data and earnings reports. The major averages currently point to a lower open on Thursday. Global cues are subdued, with Asian stocks closing mostly lower, while the European markets have dipped deep into the red after...