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wallstreet4-103112_21Nov14.jpg With traders expressing optimism about overseas stimulus, stocks moved sharply higher at the start of trading on Friday. The Dow and the S&P 500 jumped to new record highs, although buying interest has waned since the open.

wallstreet-111814_21Nov14.jpg Stocks are likely to show a strong move to the upside at the start of trading on Friday, adding to the gains posted in the previous session. The major index futures are currently pointing to a sharply higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 145 points.

wallstreet-101008_21Nov14.jpg Early indications suggest that Wall Street stocks may open sharply higher on Friday, as traders cling onto their optimism. Asian stocks closed mostly higher earlier in the global trading day, while the European markets are also seeing significant strength following European Central Bank President Mario...

Wallstreet3-111212_20Nov14.jpg After recovering from an early move to the downside, stocks moved mostly higher over the course of the trading day on Thursday. With the gains on the day, the Dow and the S&P 500 once again reached new record closing highs.

Wallstreet4-111212_20Nov14.jpg Stocks have shown a significant turnaround over the course of the trading day on Thursday after coming under pressure at the open. The major averages have climbed well off their worst levels of the session and into positive territory.

Wallstreet2-111212_20Nov14.jpg After coming under pressure at the open, stocks have regained some ground over the course of early trading on Thursday. The major averages have bounced well off their lows for the young session, with the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 climbing into positive territory.

Wallstreet-013013_20Nov14.jpg Stocks are likely to move to the downside in early trading on Thursday, adding to the losses posted in the previous session. The major index futures are currently pointing to a lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 75 points.

WallStreet2-041112_20Nov14.jpg Trading in the U.S. index futures suggests that Wall Street stocks may open lower on Thursday, as a series of manufacturing activity data from China to France to Germany to the eurozone disappointed. The return of growth fears may keep sentiment subdued in the overbought markets. That said, with a raft...

wallstreet4-103112_19Nov14.jpg After coming under pressure in early trading on Wednesday, stocks regained some ground over the course of the session but still closed in the red. The losses on the day partly offset the strength that was seen in the previous session.

wallstreet2-103112_19Nov14.jpg While selling pressure has waned from earlier in the session, stocks remain mostly negative in mid-day trading on Wednesday. The losses on the day are partly offsetting the strength that was seen in the previous session.

Wallstreet3-111212_19Nov14.jpg Stocks have moved mostly lower in early trading on Wednesday, giving back some ground following the strength seen in the previous session. The major averages have all slid into negative territory, although the Dow is posting a relatively modest loss.

Wallstreet4-111212_19Nov14.jpg After moving mostly higher over the course of the previous session, stocks may give back some ground in early trading on Wednesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a modestly lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 21 points.

wallstreet-041012_19Nov14.jpg Early indications suggest that Wall Street stocks may once again start cautiously on Wednesday, as traders wait for the FOMC minutes, the most important economic release of the day. Earlier in the global trading day, Asian stocks closed mixed, while the European markets are seeing lackluster sentiment...

Wallstreet-013013_18Nov14.jpg Stocks moved mostly higher over the course of the trading day on Tuesday after ending the previous session mixed. The gains lifted the Dow and the S&P 500 to new record closing highs, while the Nasdaq reached its best closing level since 2000.

Wallstreet2-111212_18Nov14.jpg After moving mostly higher in early trading on Tuesday, stocks continue to see some strength in the early afternoon. While buying interest has remained somewhat subdued, the gains have still lifted the S&P 500 to a new record intraday high.