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Wallstreet4-111212_17Oct14.jpg Extending the rebound seen over the course of the previous session, stocks moved sharply higher during trading on Friday. The gains on the day partly offset the recent sell-off on Wall Street, although the major averages remain well off their mid-September highs.

Wallstreet2-111212_17Oct14.jpg After moving notably higher at the open, stocks have seen some further upside over the course of the trading day on Friday. The strong gains on the day are partly offsetting the sell-off seen over the past several sessions.

Wallstreet-013013_17Oct14.jpg Stocks have moved sharply higher in early trading on Friday, extending the rebound seen over the course of the previous session. The major averages have all climbed firmly into positive territory after ending Thursday's trading roughly flat.

Wallstreet3-111212_17Oct14.jpg Following the recovery seen over the course of the previous session, stocks seem likely to extend the upward move in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a sharply higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 180 points.

wallstreet-101008_17Oct14.jpg With risk aversion subsiding, bulls may take control of Wall Street on Friday, as traders attempt to focus on the fact that corporate earnings remain fairly robust and economic data, though not inspiring, is far from sounding doom and gloom. Added to the fact, central banks across the globe are ready...

wallstreet1-103112_16Oct14.jpg After recovering from an early move to the downside, stocks showed a lack of direction throughout afternoon trading on Thursday. The major averages eventually ended the choppy trading day nearly flat after falling sharply in recent sessions.

wallstreet2-103112_16Oct14.jpg After moving sharply lower the open, stocks have staged a significant recovery attempt over the course of the trading day on Thursday. The major averages have bounced well off their worst levels of the day and briefly climbed into positive territory.

wallstreet4-103112_16Oct14.jpg With traders shrugging off a batch of largely upbeat U.S. economic data, stocks have moved mostly lower in early trading on Thursday. The losses on the day are extending the recent downtrend by the major averages.

Wallstreet4-111212_16Oct14.jpg Stocks appear poised to extend their recent sell-off in early trading on Thursday despite the release of upbeat U.S. jobs data. The major index futures are currently pointing to a sharply lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 187 points.

WallStreet2-041112_16Oct14.jpg The mood on Wall Street remains apprehensive, as the markets await a slew of economic data and earnings reports. The major averages currently point to a lower open on Thursday. Global cues are subdued, with Asian stocks closing mostly lower, while the European markets have dipped deep into the red after...

Wallstreet2-111212_15Oct14.jpg After moving sharply lower for much of the trading day on Wednesday, stocks staged a significant recovery attempt going to the close. The major averages climbed well off their lows for the session but still ended the day in the red.

Wallstreet-013013_15Oct14.jpg Stocks continue to see substantial weakness in mid-day trading on Wednesday after moving sharply lower at the open. The initial weakness dragged the major averages down to their lowest levels in several months, with the Dow falling nearly 370 points and dipping below the 16,000 level.

Wallstreet3-111212_15Oct14.jpg After falling sharply at the open, stocks have regained some ground but remain firmly negative in early trading on Wednesday. The major averages fell to their lowest intraday levels in several months before bouncing back to the upside.

wallstreet2-103112_15Oct14.jpg Stocks are likely to come under pressure in early trading on Wednesday, offsetting the modest rebound seen in the previous session. The major index futures are currently pointing to a sharply lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 157 points.

wallstreet-041012_15Oct14.jpg Early indications suggest that Wall Street stocks may open slightly lower on Wednesday, as caution takes hold of the markets ahead of the release of some key data on retail sales and the manufacturing sector and another batch of earnings reports. Notwithstanding the oversold levels, traders may prefer...