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Wallstreet2-111212_24Oct14.jpg Stocks moved notably higher over the course of the trading day on Friday after initially showing a lack of direction. The gains on the day extended the recent upward trend by the markets, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq reaching its best closing level in almost a month.

Wallstreet3-111212_24Oct14.jpg After initially showing a lack of direction, stocks have moved mostly higher over the course of the trading day on Friday. With the gains on the day, the markets are extending the upward trend seen over the past several sessions.

Wallstreet4-111212_24Oct14.jpg Stocks are showing a lack of direction in early trading on Friday after ending the previous session sharply higher. The major averages have been bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line, unable to sustain any significant moves.

wallstreet4-103112_24Oct14.jpg Following the rally seen in the previous session, stocks may give back some ground in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 38 points.

wallstreet-101008_24Oct14.jpg Trading in the U.S. index futures show that Wall Street stocks may open Friday's session lower after yesterday's rebound. Reports of a New York physician contracting the ebola virus could be sentimentally negative for stocks as the economy traverses an uncertain recovery path. Stocks in the domestic markets may also focus on earnings releases and an economic data on new home sales.

Wallstreet-013013_23Oct14.jpg After turning lower over the course of the previous session, stocks showed a substantial move back to the upside during trading on Thursday. The gains more than offset yesterday's loss, extending the recovery from the recent sell-off.

Wallstreet2-111212_23Oct14.jpg After moving sharply higher at the open, stocks have seen further upside over the course of the trading day on Thursday. The strong upward move on the day has more than offset the pullback that was seen in the previous session.

wallstreet2-103112_23Oct14.jpg Stocks have moved sharply higher in early trading on Thursday after turning lower over the course of the previous session. The major averages have climbed firmly into positive territory, more than offsetting yesterday's steep losses.

Wallstreet3-111212_23Oct14.jpg After turning lower over the course of the previous session, stocks are likely to move back to the upside in early trading on Thursday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a sharply higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 136 points.

wallstreet-040912_21Oct14.jpg Trading in the U.S. index futures suggests that Wall Street stocks may open Thursday's session notably higher, encouraged by positive manufacturing data from the eurozone and China. Global cues are mixed, with Asian stocks closing mostly higher, while the major European averages are trading mixed.

wallstreet4-103112_22Oct14.jpg After moving modestly higher in morning trading, stocks showed a substantial move to the downside over the course of the trading day on Wednesday. The major averages pulled back well off their highs for the session, sliding firmly into negative territory.

Wallstreet4-111212_22Oct14.jpg Stocks have turned lower over the course of the trading day on Wednesday after moving modestly higher earlier in the session. The major averages have pulled back well off their highs for the session and into negative territory.

Wallstreet-013013_22Oct14.jpg After initially showing a lack of direction, stocks have moved modestly higher over the course of the trading day on Wednesday. Buying interest has remained relatively subdued, however, limiting the upside for the markets.

Wallstreet2-111212_22Oct14.jpg Stocks are turning in a lackluster performance in early trading on Wednesday after moving sharply higher over the past few sessions. The major averages have been bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line, unable to sustain any significant moves.

wallstreet1-103112_22Oct14.jpg After moving notably higher over the past few sessions, stocks may show a lack of direction in early trading on Wednesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a roughly flat open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by just 5 points.