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wallstreet-112014_27Jul16.jpg Stocks showed a lack of direction throughout much of the trading session on Wednesday before ending the day mixed. The choppy trading on the day extended the lackluster performance that was seen in the previous session.

wallstreet-111814_27Jul16.jpg Stocks are turning in a relatively lackluster performance in mid-day trading on Wednesday after failing to sustain an initial upward move. The choppy trading on the day comes after the markets also showed a lack of direction in the previous session.

wallstreet-112414_27Jul16.jpg After seeing a notable move to the upside at the open, stocks are turning in a lackluster performance in morning trading on Wednesday. The major averages have pulled back off their early highs, with the Dow and the S&P 500 dipping into negative territory.

wallstreet-121514_27Jul16.jpg After ending the previous session mixed, stocks may move 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_27Jul16.jpg Wall Street looks set to open Wednesday's session on a positive note as solid earnings from companies such as Apple generate strength. More earnings are set to follow, with Boeing (BA), Coca-Cola (KO) and Fiat Chrysler (FCAU) among the noteworthy names. The FOMC statement is the main Main Street event that traders look forward to.

U.S. stocks turned in a lackluster performance Tuesday, with traders reluctant to push the markets higher ahead of Wednesday's Federal Reserve decision. The Dow industrials eased 19.31 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,473.75, weighed down by shares of McDonalds (MCD). The fast food giant reported disappointed...

wallstreet-111814_25Jul16.jpg Stocks are showing modest gains in the early going of Monday's trading. The action on Wall Street is subdued ahead of a Federal Reserve decision due out later this week. The tech-heavy Nasdaq is outperforming the other major averages in the early going.

wallstreet-011215_22Jul16.jpg No dramatic movement is expected early in Tuesday's trading, as investors take a wait-and-see attitude ahead of the Federal Reserve announcement due out on Wednesday. Stocks moved moderately lower on Monday, though trading activity was somewhat subdued. The pullback on the day came on the heels of the strength seen in recent weeks.

wallstreet-040912_26Jul16.jpg Trading in the U.S. index futures suggests that Wall Street stocks may open Tuesday's session on a subdued note, as the Bank of Japan and the Federal Reserve are set to announce monetary policy decisions this week. Indications that cast a doubt of some liberal stimulus announcement from Bank of Japan sent the yen soaring and stocks in Japan tumbling.

Wallstreet-013013_25Jul16.jpg Trading activity was somewhat subdued, but stocks moved moderately during trading on Monday. The pullback on the day came on the heels of the strength seen in recent weeks.

wallstreet-111614_25Jul16.jpg While trading activity has remained somewhat subdued, stocks have moved mostly lower during trading on Monday. The pullback on the day comes on the heels of the upward move seen in the previous week.

wallstreet-111814_25Jul16.jpg Following the upward move seen in the previous week, stocks have moved mostly lower in early trading on Monday. Selling pressure has remained relatively subdued, however, limiting the downside for the markets.

The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a slightly higher opening on Monday, with sentiment reflecting nervousness as the markets trade at overbought levels. Commodities are weaker but the dollar is also weaker, giving up some of last week's gains.

wallstreet-040912_25Jul16.jpg Early indications suggest that Wall Street stocks may open Monday's session on a slightly positive note, even as the averages trade either at record high or near highs. Asian stocks ended on a lackluster note, while as stocks opened in Europe, some encouragement came from positive earnings from companies...

wallstreet-111914_22Jul16.jpg Stocks moved mostly higher over the course of the trading day on Friday, offsetting the pullback seen in the previous session. The gains on the day lifted the S&P 500 to a new record closing high, while the Nasdaq reached its best closing level of 2016.

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