Stocks moved sharply higher over the course of the trading day on Friday, more than offsetting the weakness seen on Thursday. In a reversal from the previous session, the markets benefited from some upbeat U.S. economic data as well as comments from a Federal Reserve official. The major averages saw further upside going into the close, with the Dow and the S&P 500 reaching new record highs.
After moving higher at the start of trading on Friday, stocks have continued to perform well throughout the session. The markets have benefited from some upbeat economic data after a disappointing batch of data helped drag stocks lower on Thursday. The major averages have moved roughly sideways in recent trading, hovering firmly in positive territory.
Stocks moved notably higher at the start of trading on Friday, partly offsetting the weakness that was seen in the previous session. The major averages have all moved back to the upside after ending Thursday's trading in the red. The major averages have recently pulled back off their highs for the young session but are currently holding on to modest gains.
After moving mostly lower over the course of the previous session, stocks are likely to move back to the upside in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 50 points.
After yesterday's nervous run, Wall Street seems to be striving to regain the momentum that has helped the averages scale new record highs in recent sessions. The U.S. index futures point to a modestly higher opening on Friday. A few key earnings reports released after the markets closed yesterday have...
After seeing modest strength earlier in the session, stocks came under pressure going into the close of Thursday. A disappointing batch of U.S. economic data weighed on the markets along with comments from a Federal Reserve official. The major averages ended the day in negative territory, with the Dow and the S&P 500 pulling back off record highs.
With upbeat earnings news from tech giant Cisco (CSCO) overshadowing a largely disappointing batch of U.S. economic data, stocks are seeing modest strength in mid-day trading on Thursday. The gains on the day reflect continued upward momentum on Wall Street. The major averages are currently posting modest gains, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq a little more firmly in positive territory.
Stocks are turning in a lackluster performance in early trading on Thursday, as traders weigh upbeat earnings news from Cisco (CSCO) against a batch of disappointing economic data. The major averages are turning in a mixed performance, with the Nasdaq posting a modest gain.
With traders weighing some disappointing economic data against upbeat earnings news from tech giant Cisco (CSCO), stocks may show a lack of direction in early trading on Thursday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a mixed open for the markets.
Wall Street's indefatigable momentum, which has helped the markets to stay afloat despite a lack of strong catalysts and in the wake of mixed data, may come in for teat once again on Thursday. The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a nearly flat open. The jobless claims data, the housing starts...
Stocks saw some volatility over the course of the trading day on Wednesday before ending the session mostly higher. The higher close on the day extended the recent upward move by the markets, with the Dow and the S&P 500 once again reaching new record highs. The major averages moved to the upside going into the close, ending the day in positive territory.
After moving modestly lower in early trading on Wednesday, stocks have shown a notable turnaround over the course of the session. The rebound on the day extends the recent upward trend by the markets, with the Dow and the S&P 500 reaching new record highs. The major averages are currently posting modest gains, near their highs for the session.
Wall Street has suffered a mild decline in the first hour of Wednesday's session. The release of disappointing manufacturing data has prompted some light profit taking.
However, the selling pressure remains subdued and the major averages are sitting just below the unchanged mark.
Wall Street is likely to see some selling at the start of trading on Wednesday, as investors use disappointing data about the manufacturing sector as an excuse for profit taking.
Two key economic reports were released before the opening bell. One showed that inflation remained in check - a good sign...
Wall Street pre-open jitters seem to be continuing, as indicated by the U.S. index futures, which point to a mixed opening on Wednesday. Despite futures signaling nervousness ahead of the open, the major averages have went on to record gains in recent sessions, capitalizing on evidence pointing towards...