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wallstreet4-103112_30Oct14.jpg Stocks may move to the downside in early trading on Thursday, adding to the modest losses posted in the previous session. The major index futures are currently pointing to a modestly lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 30 points.

WallStreet2-041112_30Oct14.jpg After yesterday's nervousness amid the FOMC announcement, Wall Street looks set to start Thursday's session slightly lower. Global cues are mixed, with Asian stocks closing mixed, while the European markets have fallen notably after a positive open. While economic data and earnings continue to be supportive,...

Wallstreet4-111212_29Oct14.jpg Stocks saw considerable volatility following the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting on Wednesday but maintained a negative bias before closing modestly lower. The losses on the day partly offset the rally seen in the previous session.

Wallstreet3-111212_29Oct14.jpg With the Federal Reserve's monetary policy announcement looming, stocks continue to show a lack of direction in mid-day trading on Wednesday. The choppy trading comes on the heels of a notable rally in the previous session.

wallstreet1-103112_29Oct14.jpg Stocks are turning in a lackluster performance in early trading on Wednesday after ending the previous session sharply higher. The major averages have moved in opposite directions, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq sliding into negative territory.

Wallstreet-013013_29Oct14.jpg After moving sharply higher over the course of the previous session, 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 7 points.

Crude oil prices are higher Wednesday morning, ahead of official crude inventory data and the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy statement. The U.S. Energy Information Administration will release the inventory data for the week ended October 24, at 10:30 am ET. According to a report released...

wallstreet-040912_28Oct14.jpg Trading in the major U.S. index futures suggests that stocks may show tentativeness at the open of Wednesday's session after the strong advance in the previous session. Global cues are mostly positive, with Asian stocks closing notably higher, while the European markets have given back some of their...

wallstreet2-103112_28Oct14.jpg With traders seemingly shrugging off any uncertainty ahead of tomorrow's monetary policy decision, stocks moved sharply higher over the course of the trading day on Tuesday. The gains on the day extended a recent upward trend, with the major averages reaching their best closing levels in a month.

wallstreet4-103112_28Oct14.jpg After ending the previous session roughly flat, stocks have moved mostly higher over the course of the trading day on Tuesday. The gains are extending the recent upward move by the markets, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq reaching its best intraday level in a month.

Wallstreet2-111212_28Oct14.jpg Stocks have moved mostly higher in early trading on Tuesday, extending the strong upward move seen over the past several sessions. The major averages have all climbed into positive territory after ending the previous session nearly flat.

Wallstreet3-111212_28Oct14.jpg Stocks are likely to move to the upside in early trading on Tuesday after ending the previous session nearly flat. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 52 points.

wallstreet-040912_28Oct14.jpg Sentiment on Wall Street seems to be firming up on Tuesday after yesterday's lackluster showing. Global cues are mixed, with Asian stocks closing mixed, while the European stocks are notably higher after Sweden's Riksbank lowered its benchmark interest rates to a record low of 0 percent, citing deflation...

wallstreet1-103112_27Oct14.jpg After recovering from an early move to the downside, stocks showed a lack of direction for much of the trading session on Monday. The major averages spent the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line before closing roughly flat.

Wallstreet4-111212_27Oct14.jpg After turning in a strong performance last week, stocks have fluctuated over the course of the trading day on Monday. The major averages have maintained a negative bias, however, with weakness among energy stocks weighing on the markets.