With disappointing Chinese trade data generating some negative sentiment, stocks are likely to move to the downside in early trading on Monday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 39 points.
The trading in the U.S. index futures suggest that the markets may search for direction following their recent run up. The major index futures are pointing to a narrowly mixed opening on Monday. Earlier in the global trading day, weak Chinese trade data weighed down on Asian stocks, with the Chinese market retreating sharply.
After failing to sustain an initial upward move, stocks turned in a lackluster performance over the course of the trading day on Friday. The choppy trading came despite the release of a relatively upbeat monthly employment report.
After ending the previous session mixed, stocks are turning in another lackluster performance during trading on Friday. The choppy trading on Wall Street comes despite the release of a relatively upbeat monthly jobs report.
After failing to sustain an initial upward move, stocks have turned mixed in early trading on Friday. The major averages have pulled back off their highs for the young session, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq once again sliding into negative territory.
Stocks are likely to move to the upside in early trading on Friday on the heels of the release of an upbeat monthly jobs report. The major index futures are currently pointing to a notably higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 82 points.
Nervousness on Wall Street is palpable, as traders await the all important jobs report. The major U.S. index futures point to a nearly flat opening on Friday. Earlier in the global trading day, Asian stocks had a mixed outing, while the European markets are showing weakness. The domestic market may be all ears to the non-farm payrolls report.
Asian markets are trading higher on Friday with investors mostly treading cautiously amid lingering concerns about the conflict in Ukraine. With Wall Street closing on a mixed note overnight, buying interest is somewhat subdued.
After moving moderately higher in morning trading on Thursday, stocks turned mixed over the course of the afternoon. Trepidation ahead of tomorrow's monthly jobs report likely contributed to the lackluster close by the markets.
After moving modestly higher in early trading, stocks have continued to perform well over the course of the trading day on Thursday. The markets are benefiting from a positive reaction to upbeat jobs data, although buying interest has remained relatively subdued.
With upbeat jobs data generating some buying interest, stocks have moved modestly higher in early trading on Thursday. The major averages have all climbed into positive territory after ending the previous session roughly flat.
After ending the previous session roughly flat, stocks may move to the upside in early trading on Thursday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a modestly higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 27 points.
Sentiment on Wall Street reflects cautious optimism, as indicated by the U.S. index futures, which point to a modestly higher opening on Thursday. Global cues are positive, with Asian stocks closing higher, while the European markets are also advancing. The direction of the domestic markets may also depend on chain store sales reported by the nation's retailers and the jobless claims report.
With traders taking a break following the volatility seen over the two previous sessions, stocks showed a lack of direction throughout the trading day on Wednesday. The major averages spent the day lingering near the unchanged line.
With traders moving to the sidelines following the volatility seen over the past two sessions, stocks continue to show a lack of direction in mid-day trading on Wednesday. The major averages have spent the day lingering near the unchanged line.