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Stocks showed a lack of direction over the course of the trading day on Tuesday, as traders looked ahead to the Federal Reserve's monetary policy decision. The major averages spent the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line before closing mixed.
After showing a lack of direction early in the session, stocks are seeing modest strength in mid-day trading on Tuesday. The major averages are all in positive territory, although buying interest has remained somewhat subdued.
With the Federal Reserve's monetary policy decision looming, stocks have shown a lack of direction over the course of morning trading on Tuesday. The major averages have spent the morning bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.
Stocks are likely to move to the upside in early trading on Tuesday as the Federal Reserve begins its two-day monetary policy meeting. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 61 points.
The investors are looking ahead to cues from Fed meeting. The House Price Index, Fed Manufacturing Index as well as Consumer Confidence Index are the major economic announcement on Tuesday. The growing oil price is a concern for the markets. The U.S. -China trade war is developing in to another phase and that really worries investors across the globe.
Following the mixed performance seen last week, stocks have moved mostly lower in morning trading on Monday. The major averages have all moved to the downside, although selling pressure has remained somewhat subdued.
The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a lower opening on Monday, with stocks likely to come under pressure after turning in a mixed performance last week.
On a lean day of economic announcements, investors' focus is on Fed National Activity Index for August and Manufacturing Survey Index for September.
Asian shares finished mixed, while European shares are trading on a negative bias.
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Following the rally seen in the previous session, stocks turned in a relatively lackluster performance during trading on Friday. Despite the choppy trading on the day, the Dow climbed to another new record closing high.
After ending the previous session roughly flat, treasuries saw modest strength during the trading day on Friday. Bond prices gave back ground after an initial move to the upside but still managed to end the day in positive territory.
Stocks are turning in a relatively lackluster performance in mid-day trading on Friday after failing to sustain an initial upward move. Despite the choppy trading, the Dow and the S&P 500 reached new record intraday highs.
After an initial move to the upside, stocks have given back ground over the course of morning trading on Friday. The tech-heavy Nasdaq has slid into negative territory, while the Dow and the S&P 500 have pulled back off their new record intraday highs.
Stocks may show a lack of direction in early trading on Friday following the rally seen in the previous session. The major index futures are currently pointing to a modestly higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 28 points.
Friday is quiet as far as economic announcements are concerned. The investors are watching the reactions of China to U.S. sanctions on its military purchases
Asian shares closed mostly higher, while European shares are all positive.
Stocks moved sharply higher over the course of the trading day on Thursday, extending the upward move seen over the past few sessions. With the gains on the day, the Dow and the S&P 500 reached new record closing highs.
After an early move to the upside, stocks continue to turn in a strong performance in mid-day trading on Thursday. With the upward move on the day, the Dow and the S&P 500 have reached new record intraday highs.
Stocks have moved mostly higher in morning trading on Thursday, extending the upward trend seen over the past few sessions. With the strength on the day, the Dow and the S&P 500 have reached new record intraday highs.