After moving in opposite directions early on Thursday, stocks moved mostly higher in reaction to the minutes of the latest Federal Reserve meeting. The gains on the day extended a recent upward trend, with the Dow and the S&P 500 reaching their best levels in well over a month.
While the tech-heavy Nasdaq has slid firmly into negative territory, the Dow and the S&P 500 have shown a lack of direction over the course of the trading day on Thursday.
Stocks have moved mostly lower in early trading on Thursday, giving back some ground after ending the previous session notably higher. The major averages have all moved to the downside, although selling pressure has remained somewhat subdued.
After ending the previous session notably higher, stocks may move back to the downside in early trading on Thursday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 60 points.
Early indications suggest that Wall Street stocks may open notably lower on Thursday, as risk aversion returns in full force. The risk-off mood is triggered by apprehensions ahead of the release of the minutes of the Fed's September meeting and a few Fed speeches, as traders seek additional clarity on...
Stocks fluctuated over the course of the trading session on Wednesday but largely managed to maintain a positive bias on the day. With the upward move, the Dow ended the session at its best closing level in well over a month.
After failing to sustain an early move to the upside, stocks have shown a lack of direction over the course of the trading day on Wednesday. The major averages have recently been bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.
After moving notably higher in early trading on Wednesday, stocks have recently given back some ground but remain mostly positive. The major averages have all moved to the upside after ending the previous session mixed.
Stocks are likely to move back to the upside in early trading on Wednesday after experiencing some profit taking in the previous session. The major index futures are pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 110 points.
Trading in the U.S. index futures suggests that Wall Street could regain the momentum that faltered yesterday. The major U.S. index futures are notably higher early Wednesday, towing in line with the sentiment in the rest of global markets. Commodities are continuing to see strength, especially oil,...
Following the rally seen in the previous session, stocks moved mostly lower during trading on Tuesday. The Nasdaq and the S&P 500 ended the day in negative territory, although the Dow managed to close modestly higher.
Stocks have moved mostly lower during trading on Tuesday, giving back ground following the rally seen in the previous session. The Nasdaq and the S&P 500 have slid firmly into the red, while the Dow is nearly flat.
Following the rally seen in the previous session, stocks are likely to give back some ground in early trading on Tuesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a modestly lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 8 points.
Early indications suggest that Wall Street stocks may open Tuesday's session slightly lower after S&P raked up gains in the past five sessions. Asian stocks closed higher earlier in the global trading day amid hopes of monetary policy environment remaining stimulatory. The European markets have recovered...
U.S. stocks rallied Monday amid renewed hopes the Federal Reserve will delay raising interest rates.
Officials have said that it would be approprirate to raise rates in October or December, but recent readings on the U.S. economy could force the Fed to wait until next year.
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