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Wallstreet4-111212_17Apr14.jpg After trending higher over the past few sessions, stocks showed a lack of direction throughout the trading day on Thursday. The major averages spent the session bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line before ending the day mixed. While the major averages closed on opposite sides of the unchanged line, they all showed only modest moves.

Wallstreet3-111212_17Apr14.jpg Stocks continue to show a lack of direction in mid-day trading on Thursday, extending the lackluster performance seen earlier in the session. The major averages have spent the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

wallstreet1-103112_17Apr14.jpg After moving notably higher over the past few sessions, stocks are turning in a lackluster performance in morning trading on Thursday. The major averages have been showing modest moves, holding close to the unchanged line.

Wallstreet2-111212_17Apr14.jpg While trading activity may be somewhat subdued ahead of the long weekend, stocks may attempt to extend their recent upward move 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 14 points.

WallStreet2-041112_17Apr14.jpg The mood on Wall Street has turned cautious once again after the gains of the previous three sessions. The major U.S. index futures point to a modestly lower opening on Thursday. With the extending weekend looming ahead, traders may prefer to remain cautious, especially as some tech earnings released...

wallstreet2-103112_16Apr14.jpg Stocks moved sharply higher over the course of the trading day on Wednesday, further offsetting the steep losses posted late last week. The markets benefited from a positive reaction to the latest earnings news as well as remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen. The major averages saw further upside going into the close, ending the session at their best levels of the day.

Wallstreet-013013_16Apr14.jpg After moving mostly higher in early trading on Wednesday, stocks have continued to perform well over the course of the session. While buying interest has waned since then open, the markets have maintained a positive bias on the day.

wallstreet4-103112_16Apr14.jpg Stocks have moved mostly higher in early trading on Wednesday, adding to the gains posted in the two previous sessions. The major averages have all moved to the upside, although buying interest has waned since the open.

Wallstreet3-111212_16Apr14.jpg After moving mostly higher over the course of the two previous sessions, stocks may see some further 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 63 points.

wallstreet-041012_16Apr14.jpg Trading in the U.S. index futures suggest that Wall Street stocks may extend their gains on Wednesday, with the major U.S. index futures pointing to a moderately higher opening. Earlier in the global trading day, Asian stocks rallied on positive Wall Street cues and stimulus hope after China reported...

Wallstreet2-111212_15Apr14.jpg With traders digesting a mixed batch of catalysts, stocks saw considerable volatility over the course of the trading day on Tuesday before closing mostly higher. The gains on the day extended the recovery off the two-month lows set last Friday. The major averages showed a notable rebound in afternoon trading to end the day in positive territory.

Wallstreet4-111212_15Apr14.jpg Stocks have moved mostly lower over the course of the trading day on Tuesday after failing to sustain an early upward move. The major averages have all pulled back into negative territory, with the Nasdaq falling to its lowest intraday level in over two months.

wallstreet1-103112_15Apr14.jpg After moving mostly higher in early trading on Tuesday, stocks have given back some ground over the course of the morning. The major averages have pulled back well off their highs for the session, with the Nasdaq sliding firmly into negative territory. Currently, the major averages are turning in a mixed performance.

wallstreet2-103112_15Apr14.jpg Following the notable rebound seen in the previous session, stocks may continue to regain ground in early trading on Tuesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 33 points.

wallstreet-040912_15Apr14.jpg Early indications suggest that Wall Street stocks may resign themselves to being cautious, as they await trading cues. The major U.S. index futures are little changed, pointing to a mixed opening on Tuesday. Asian stocks had a mixed session, while the European markets are moving to the downside. The...