While selling pressure has remained subdued, stocks continue to see modest weakness in mid-day trading on Wednesday. The losses on the day are partly offsetting the gains posted over the course of the two previous sessions. The major averages have moved to the downside in recent trading, with the Nasdaq hitting a new low for the session.
Stocks have moved modestly lower in early trading on Wednesday, giving back some ground after closing higher in the two previous sessions. The major averages have dipped into negative territory, although selling pressure remains subdued. The major averages have edged up off their lows for the young session in the past few minutes but remain in the red.
With traders looking ahead to the Federal Reserve's highly anticipated monetary policy announcement, 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.
Sentiment on Wall Street remains wary on Wednesday, although trading in the major index futures point to a higher open. The catalyst that could define the day's market direction is the Federal Open Market Committee announcement and the ensuing press conference by Chairman Ben Bernanke. Indications from...
Stocks showed a strong upward move over the course of the trading day on Tuesday, adding to the gains posted in the previous session. The rally came even as traders expressed some uncertainty ahead of tomorrow's Federal Reserve announcement. The major averages gave back some ground going into the close but remained firmly in positive territory.
After ending the previous session mostly higher, stocks have seen some further upside over the course of the trading day on Tuesday. Trading activity has remained somewhat subdued, however, with traders keeping a close eye on the Federal Reserve. The major averages have recently pulled back off their highs for the session but remain firmly positive.
European stocks were mixed on Tuesday, as markets remained skittish ahead of the Federal Reserve's highly-anticipated interest rate announcement following tomorrow's session.
The Fed are widely expected to keep interest rates at zero, but traders will be paying close attention to an accompanying statement...
Stocks have moved moderately higher in early trading on Tuesday, adding to the gains posted in the previous session. The major averages have climbed into positive territory, although buying interest seems somewhat subdued. The major averages have pulled back off their highs for the young session in the past few minutes but are holding on to gains.
After ending the previous session mostly higher, stocks could see some further upside in early trading on Tuesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a modestly higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 24 points.
While lingering worries about the outlook for the Federal Reserve's stimulus program generated some selling pressure in afternoon trading on Monday, stocks managed to end the day mostly higher after seeing an early rally on the heels of some upbeat economic data. The major averages finished the session well off their best levels of the day but still posted strong gains.
After moving sharply higher in early trading, stocks have continued to perform well over the course of the trading day on Monday. The markets have benefited from a positive reaction to some better than expected economic data. The major averages have pulled back off their best levels of the day in recent trading but remain firmly positive.
With traders reacting positively to some upbeat economic data, stocks have moved sharply higher in early trading on Monday. The major averages have climbed firmly into positive territory, recovering from the notable move to the downside that was seen last week. The major averages are currently posting strong gains, near their highs for the young session.
After ending last week's trading notably lower, stocks may move back to the upside in early trading on Monday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a sharply higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 111 points.
After the drubbing received by the markets in the past week, Wall Street stocks may well be on a recovery path on Monday. The index futures currently point to a notably higher opening. That said, the markets may have to navigate through some key events to cement its rebound attempt. Traders may remain...
After moving sharply higher over the course of the previous session, stocks gave back some ground over the course of the trading day on Friday. A disappointing batch of U.S. economic data weighed on the markets following yesterday's rally. The major averages moved roughly sideways in afternoon trading, stuck firmly in negative territory.