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Wallstreet4-111212_30Jul14.jpg After failing to sustain an initial upward move, stocks fluctuated over the course of the trading session on Wednesday before ending the day mixed. The choppy trading came as traders digested upbeat GDP data as well as the Federal Reserve's monetary policy announcement.

Wallstreet2-111212_30Jul14.jpg Stocks have given back some ground over the course of the trading day on Wednesday after failing to sustain an early upward move. The choppy trading reflects uncertainty ahead of a highly anticipated announcement from the Federal Reserve.

wallstreet1-103112_30Jul14.jpg After seeing initial strength on the heels of upbeat economic data, stocks have fluctuated over the course of early trading on Wednesday. The major averages have pulled back off their highs for the young session, with the Dow sliding into negative territory.

wallstreet2-103112_30Jul14.jpg After turning lower over the course of the previous session, stocks are likely to move back to the 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 59 points.

wallstreet-041012_30Jul14.jpg Early indications suggest that Wall Street stocks may open slightly higher ahead of another earnings onslaught, although only a handful of these are significant enough to impact the market mood. The markets may also have to deal with a few economic catalysts, including advance second quarter GDP estimate...

Wallstreet-013013_29Jul14.jpg After showing a notable move to the upside in early trading on Tuesday, stocks showed a substantial downturn over the course of the session. Concerns about the impact of new sanctions against Russia weighed on the markets.

Wallstreet3-111212_29Jul14.jpg After moving mostly higher in early trading on Tuesday, stocks have given back ground over the course of the trading session. A negative reaction to news of new European sanctions against Russia contributed to the pullback by the markets.

wallstreet4-103112_29Jul14.jpg Stocks have moved mostly higher in early trading on Tuesday after ending the previous session roughly flat. The major averages have climbed into positive territory, although there does not seem to be much conviction behind the upward move.

Wallstreet4-111212_29Jul14.jpg After ending the previous session roughly flat, stocks are likely to move to the upside 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 44 points.

wallstreet-040912_29Jul14.jpg Early indications suggest that Wall Street stocks may open lower on Tuesday ahead of the release of earnings by companies such as Pfizer (PFE), Merck (MRK) and UPS (UPS), and economic data on house prices and consumer confidence. A 2-day FOMC meeting gets underway, although a decision is not expected...

wallstreet1-103112_28Jul14.jpg Stocks showed a significant recovery over the course of the trading day on Monday after coming under pressure in early trading. The markets eventually ended the session roughly flat following the mixed performance that was seen last week.

wallstreet2-103112_28Jul14.jpg After showing a notable move to the downside in early trading, stocks have regained some ground over the course of the trading day on Monday. The markets have maintained a negative bias, however, keeping the major averages in the red.

Wallstreet3-111212_28Jul14.jpg Stocks have moved mostly lower in early trading on Monday after opening the session near the unchanged line. The major averages have slid firmly into negative territory, with the S&P 500 pulling back further off last Thursday's record closing high.

Wallstreet2-111212_28Jul14.jpg After turning in a mixed performance last week, stocks may continue to experience choppy trading early on Monday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a roughly flat open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by just 2 points.

wallstreet-101008_28Jul14.jpg Early indications suggest that Wall Street stocks may open slightly lower on Monday, as uncertainty is writ over the face of the global markets against the backdrop of simmering geopolitical tensions and a shaky economic recovery. Global cues are mixed, with Asian stocks closing mixed, while the European...