Stocks moved substantially lower over the course of the trading day on Thursday, as early buying interest quickly faded. The sharp pullback on the day came as lingering overseas concerns overshadowed some upbeat U.S. economic data. The major averages climbed off their worst levels going into the close but remained firmly in the red.
After failing to sustain an initial upward move, stocks have turned lower over the course of the trading day on Thursday. The major averages have pulled back well off their highs for the session and into negative territory.
With traders reacting positively to some upbeat economic data, stocks are seeing modest strength in early trading on Thursday. The major averages have all climbed into positive territory after ending the previous session mixed.
After turning mixed over the course of the previous session, stocks are likely to move to the upside in early trading on Thursday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 32 points.
The trading in the U.S. index futures suggests that Wall Street stocks may open higher on Thursday, as traders look optimistically ahead to some key domestic data. Earlier in the global trading day, Asian stocks had a mixed outing, while the European stocks are also seeing mixed sentiment. Japan released positive machinery orders data and Australia's jobs data was also strong.
After recovering from an early move to the downside, stocks showed a lack of direction throughout the remainder of the trading session on Wednesday. The choppy trading came amid another relatively quiet news day. The major averages ended the day on opposite sides of the unchanged line.
After coming under pressure at the start of trading on Wednesday, stocks have staged a notable recovery over the course of the session. The major averages have climbed well off their worst levels of the day and are lingering near the unchanged line in mid-day trading.
Stocks came under pressure at the start of trading on Wednesday, extending the pullback seen over the two previous sessions. The major averages showed notable moves to the downside, although selling pressure has waned since the open.
After moving lower over the course of the two previous sessions, stocks may see some further downside in early trading on Wednesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 51 points.
Sentiment continues to remain subdued, as indicated by the U.S. index futures, which point to a modestly lower opening on Wednesday. Earlier in the global trading day, Asian stocks closed lower amid risk aversion, accentuated by some sore domestic economic data, while European stocks are also trading notably lower. With little catalysts to guide trading, stocks could be locked in their recent lack
After initially showing a lack of direction, stocks moved mostly lower over the course of the trading day on Tuesday. The major averages added to the slim losses posted in the previous session, with the S&P 500 pulling back further off last Friday's record highs.
While selling pressure has remained subdued, stocks are seeing modest weakness in mid-day trading on Tuesday after initially showing a lack of direction. Lingering concerns about the situation in Ukraine may be weighing on the markets. The major averages are currently posting modest losses, near their lows for the session.
With many traders sticking to the sidelines amid a lack of catalysts, stocks are turning in a lackluster performance in early trading on Tuesday. The major averages are showing only modest moves, lingering near the unchanged line.
After ending the previous session slightly lower, stocks are likely to show a lack of direction in early trading on Tuesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a roughly flat open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by just 3 points.
The mood on Wall Street is likely to be cautious, as the lack of any meaningful catalysts increases the uncertainty in the minds of traders. Asian stocks traded amid trepidation amid the monetary policy decision from the Bank of Japan and some soft domestic economic data. In Europe, the sentiment is mixed, with the German market moving to the upside in reaction to strong export data.