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wallst-051818.jpg The investors are closely watching the developments in China on the trade front as it has decided to cut car tariff to 15 percent, from 25 percent. The talks between U.S. and China is expected to help ease the trade and tariff related tensions. In relation to the data scandal, Facebook Chief Mark Zuckerberg will be testifying before the European Parliament at 12-noon U.S. Eastern time.

wallstreet-121514_21may18.jpg After an early move to the upside, stocks remain mostly positive in mid-day trading on Monday. The major averages have pulled back off their best levels of the day but are holding on to gains. The Dow is up 281.06 points or 1.1 percent at 24,996.15, the Nasdaq is up 34.51 points or 0.5 percent at...

Stocks surged Monday morning following news that the U.S. and China will refrain from new tariffs that may have sparked a trade war. "To meet the growing consumption needs of the Chinese people and the need for high-quality economic development, China will significantly increase purchases of United...

wallstreet-011215_21may18.jpg The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a higher opening on Monday following the weakness seen last week. Stocks showed a lack of direction over the course of the trading day on Friday, extending the lackluster performance seen in the previous session. While the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 remained...

wallstreet-052118.jpg The positive note from U.S. - China trade talks and a consensus on not imposing new tariffs is adding new momentum to markets. Asian shares finished mostly higher, while European shares are trading higher.

wallstreet2-103112_18may18.jpg Stocks showed a lack of direction over the course of the trading day on Friday, extending the lackluster performance seen in the previous session. While the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 remained confined to negative territory, the Dow spent the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

wallstreet-111914_18may18.jpg Extending the lackluster performance seen in the previous session, stocks have shown a lack of direction over the course of the trading day on Friday. While the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 have lingered in negative territory, the Dow has been bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

wallstreet2-121214_18may18.jpg After initially showing a lack of direction, stocks have moved mostly lower over the course of morning trading on Friday. The major averages have slid into negative territory, adding to the modest losses posted in the previous session.

wallstreet-111814_18may18.jpg Following the lackluster performance in the previous session, stocks may continue to experience choppy trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a mixed open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 22 points but the Nasdaq futures down by 21.50 points.

wallst-051818.jpg U.S. crude oil futures are spiking and crossed the highest level in the last four years. Geo-political concerns and trade disputes between U.S. and China are adding up the pressure on Brent crude price. Though Friday is a lean day as far as economic news is concerned, there are a slew of Fed speeches to watch.

wallstreet-111614_17may18.jpg After ending the previous session mostly higher, stocks showed a lack of direction over the course of the trading session on Thursday. The major averages spent the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line before closing modestly lower.

wallstreet-112414_17may18.jpg After turning higher early in the session, stocks have given back some ground in recent trading on Thursday. The major averages have pulled back off their highs of the session, with the Dow slipping back into negative territory.

wallstreet-112814_17may18.jpg After an initial move to the downside, stocks have turned higher over the course of morning trading on Thursday. The major averages have bounced well off their lows of the young session and into positive territory.

wallstreet3-121214_17may18.jpg Stocks are likely to move back to the downside in early trading on Thursday following the strength seen in the previous session. The major index futures are currently pointing to a lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 32 points.

wallstreet2-051718.jpg Earnings and a set of economic data might be the focus on Thursday. Jobless claims and Philadelphia Fed Business Outlook Survey would get a special attention from investors.

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