Stocks fell Friday after a number of Federal Reserve officials said it is almost time to raise interest rates.
Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen was among the speakers at Jackson Hole advocating gradual tightening.
The Federal Open Market Committee "continues to anticipate that gradual increases...
After initially moving higher in reaction to a highly anticipated speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, stocks have given back some ground in recent trading on Friday. The major averages have pulled back well off their highs for the session.
Following a highly anticipated speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, stocks have moved mostly higher in morning trading on Friday. The major averages have all moved to the upside after closing lower in the two previous sessions.
With traders waiting on a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, stocks may initially show a lack of direction on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a roughly flat open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by just 2 points.
Wall Street stocks look set to open little changed as traders wait on Fed Chair Janet Yellen to signal regarding the time frame for additional monetary policy tightening. After Asian stocks closed mixed, the European markets are also seeing lackluster sentiment. The dollar is weaker ahead of the speech...
Stocks showed a lack of direction throughout much of the trading day on Thursday before eventually ending the day modestly lower. With the drop on the day, the major averages added to the losses posted in the previous session.
After showing a lack of direction early in the session, stocks continue to turn in a lackluster performance in mid-day trading on Thursday. The major averages continue to show only modest moves on the day, holding near the unchanged line.
After initially moving to the downside, stocks have shown a lack of direction over the course of early trading on Thursday. The major averages have been bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line after ending the previous session in the red.
Stocks may 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 36 points.
Trading in the U.S. index futures suggests that Wall Street stocks may open Thursday's session modestly lower, as traders stay guarded, given the nervousness over the trajectory of the Fed rate. Commodities are mostly higher and the dollar is weak. After Asian stocks closed lower, the European markets are seeing marked weakness.
Stocks moved mostly lower over the course of the trading day on Wednesday, more than offsetting the modest uptick seen in the previous session. Selling pressure picked up as the day progressed, dragging the major averages firmly into negative territory.
Stocks have moved mostly lower during trading on Wednesday, although selling pressure has remained relatively subdued. The modest pullback on the day has offset the uptick shown by the major averages in the previous session.
After ending the previous session modestly higher, stocks are giving back some ground in early trading on Wednesday. The major averages have all dipped into negative territory, although selling pressure has remained relatively subdued.
Stocks may experience choppy trading early on Wednesday after ending the previous session modestly higher. The major index futures are currently pointing to a roughly flat open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by just 2 points.
Wall Street stocks look set to start Wednesday's session on a nervous note, as the markets across globe, overwhelmed by U.S. Fed rate hike worries, wait on word from Fed Chair Janet Yellen. After Asian stocks ended on a mixed note amid a let up in the strength of the yen, the European markets recovered...