Stocks Move Mostly Higher Amid Light Trading Activity - U.S. Commentary

Fri, 14 Aug 2015 20:24:02 GMT : While trading activity was somewhat subdued, stocks moved mostly higher over the course of the trading day on Friday. The upward move on the day came on the heels of the lackluster performance that was seen in the previous session.

Stocks Turning In Another Lackluster Performance - U.S. Commentary

Fri, 14 Aug 2015 16:40:38 GMT : After ending the previous session little changed, stocks are turning in another lackluster performance during trading on Friday. The major averages have spent much of the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

Stocks Move Modestly Higher In Early Trading - U.S. Commentary

Fri, 14 Aug 2015 14:41:45 GMT : Stocks have moved modestly higher in early trading on Friday, although buying interest has remained relatively subdued. The Dow and the S&P 500 have climbed into positive territory, but the Nasdaq is lingering near the unchanged line.

Stocks May Move To The Downside In Early Trading - U.S. Commentary

Fri, 14 Aug 2015 12:53:36 GMT : Following the lackluster performance seen throughout much of the previous session, stocks may move to the downside in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are pointing to a modestly lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 33 points.

Wall Street Nervous Ahead Of Data

Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:30:43 GMT : Wall Street is set to tow in line with the lackluster trend in the previous session, as the major U.S. index futures point to a negative open on Friday. The guarded mood reflects nervousness concerning the course of monetary policy. Traders are likely to focus their attention on the industrial production, consumer sentiment and producer price inflation data due for the day along with a host of global catalysts. For the first day in four, the Chinese central bank set the reference rate for the yuan higher. The dollar is mixed and commodities are also seeing subdued trading. The Greek Parliament has approved the bailout agreement between Greece and its creditors even as there was dissent among ruling party members. Meanwhile, second quarter GDP data from the eurozone came in softer than expected.

Stocks Finish Lackluster Trading Session Little Changed - U.S. Commentary

Thu, 13 Aug 2015 20:17:49 GMT : Stocks showed a lack of direction throughout much of the trading day on Thursday before ending the session little changed. The choppy trading came as traders seemed reluctant to make significant moves following recent volatility.

Stocks Continue To Turn In A Lackluster Performance - U.S. Commentary

Thu, 13 Aug 2015 15:59:00 GMT : With traders seemingly reluctant to make any significant moves following recent volatility, stocks have shown a lack of direction during trading on Thursday. The major averages have spent the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

Stocks Showing A Lack Of Direction In Early Trading - U.S. Commentary

Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:53:41 GMT : Following the volatility seen over the course of the previous session, stocks are turning in a relatively lackluster performance in early trading on Thursday. The major averages have been bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

Stocks May Move Higher Amid Easing Concerns About China - U.S. Commentary

Thu, 13 Aug 2015 12:58:03 GMT : On the heels of the substantial rebound seen over the course of the previous session, stocks may see some further upside on Thursday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 24 points.

Wall Street Seen Up As Yuan Fears Subside

Thu, 13 Aug 2015 10:31:15 GMT : Trading in the U.S. index futures suggests that Wall Street stocks may open Thursday's session slightly higher. Notwithstanding the yuan's reference rate set higher yet again, reports of assurance from China's central bank that the yuan wouldn't let to fall freely has curbed fears of a potential currency war. Most commodities are weaker after yesterday's gains, as the dollar remains firm. The focus now shifts to the pre-market session, when two key domestic data are due. The retail sales and jobless claims reports may impact market mood, given their relevance to the economic strength and in turn the monetary policy.

Stocks Close Roughly Flat After Recovering From Early Sell-Off - U.S. Commentary

Wed, 12 Aug 2015 20:26:00 GMT : After falling sharply in early trading, stocks showed a substantial turnaround over the course of the trading session on Wednesday. The major averages climbed well off their worst levels of the day before closing near the unchanged line.

Substantial Weakness Remains Visible On Wall Street - U.S. Commentary

Wed, 12 Aug 2015 16:10:33 GMT : Stocks continue to see considerable weakness in mid-day trading on Wednesday after moving sharply lower earlier in the session. The drop on the day has extended the sell-off seen in the previous session, with the Dow falling to its lowest levels in over six months.

Stocks Show Another Steep Drop On Chinese Currency Devaluation - U.S. Commentary

Wed, 12 Aug 2015 14:53:22 GMT : With traders once again reacting negatively to news out of China, stocks have moved sharply lower in early trading on Wednesday. The major averages are adding to the steep losses posted in the previous session, with the Dow falling to its lowest levels in over six months.

Stocks May See Further Downside Following Yesterday's Sell-Off - U.S. Commentary

Wed, 12 Aug 2015 12:56:12 GMT : Following the sell-off seen in the previous session, stocks are likely to see some further downside in early trading on Wednesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a sharply lower open, with the Dow futures down by 117 points.

Wall Street Set To Join Global Market Rout

Wed, 12 Aug 2015 10:35:53 GMT : With China gleefully letting its currency weaken, global markets are pushed to the corner. Early indications suggest that Wall Street may not sidestep the yuan-inflicted damage, with the major index futures pointing a notably lower opening on Wednesday. Earlier in the global trading day, Asian stocks ended notably lower, with soft Chinese data aggravating worries further. The key averages in Europe are also clocking in losses in excess of 2 percent. With little domestic catalysts to take cover under, the domestic market could harp over the likely impact of Tuesday's shock yuan devaluation.

Stocks Close Sharply Lower On Chinese Currency Devaluation - U.S. Commentary

Tue, 11 Aug 2015 20:25:54 GMT : After moving sharply higher in the previous session, stocks showed a substantial move back to the downside during trading on Tuesday. The pullback came amid a negative reaction to news out of China.

Chinese Currency Devaluation Leads To Sell-Off On Wall Street - U.S. Commentary

Tue, 11 Aug 2015 16:11:07 GMT : After falling sharply in early trading, stocks have seen further downside over the course of the trading session on Tuesday. With the steep drop on the day, the major averages have offset the rally seen in the previous session.

Stocks Under Pressure Amid Chinese Currency Devaluation - U.S. Commentary

Tue, 11 Aug 2015 14:52:42 GMT : Stocks have moved notably lower in early trading on Tuesday, giving back ground following the rally seen in the previous session. The major averages have slid firmly into negative territory but remain well off last Friday's lows.

Stocks Likely To Pull Back Following Yesterday's Rally - U.S. Commentary

Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:57:11 GMT : Following the rally seen in the previous session, stocks are likely to move back to the downside in early trading on Tuesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a sharply lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 140 points.

Wall Street Set To Start Lower As China Effects Surprise Devaluation

Tue, 11 Aug 2015 10:30:11 GMT : Early indications suggest that Wall Street stocks may open Tuesday's session notably lower after yesterday's decent rebound. Global cues are negative, as Asian stocks fell across the board, while the European markets are also being blanketed by negativity. A move by China to devalue its currency, an unexpected one, could impact export stocks in the global markets. Meanwhile, the threat of a currency war is also looming large. The dollar is firmer against most currencies, except the euro, which is up on the news of a Greek bailout deal being struck. With little domestic economic catalysts to mull over, the Chinese move could sap the risk appetite of markets.

Stocks Rally As Traders Look For Bargains - U.S. Commentary

Mon, 10 Aug 2015 20:31:09 GMT : Stocks moved sharply higher during trading on Monday, regaining some ground following the weakness seen in recent sessions. Trading activity was somewhat subdued, however, potentially exaggerating the upward move.

Wall Street Sticks To Cautious Stance As Rate Uncertainty Intensifies

Mon, 10 Aug 2015 10:30:57 GMT : Early indications suggest that Wall Street may strive to take a leg up following last week's lackluster showing. That said, the absence of any major economic catalysts could keep sentiment subdued. Earlier in the global trading day, Asian stocks ended mixed amid the release of weak Chinese trade and tame inflation data. The European markets are also seeing a listless outing as the Greek debt issue resurfaces and as data showed that investor sentiment declined. The dollar is firmer and yet commodities are mixed.

Stocks Climb Well Off Lows But Still Close In The Red - U.S. Commentary

Fri, 07 Aug 2015 20:28:34 GMT : After coming under pressure in morning trading on Friday, stocks regained some ground as the day progressed but still closed mostly lower. With the drop, the Dow closed in the red for the seventh straight session, falling to a new six-month low.

Negative Reaction To Jobs Data Weighing On Wall Street - U.S. Commentary

Fri, 07 Aug 2015 16:13:01 GMT : Extending the downward move seen in the previous session, stocks have moved notably lower during trading on Friday. With the continued drop on the day, the Dow has fallen to its lowest intraday levels in six months.

Stocks Move Moderately Lower In Reaction To Jobs Data - U.S. Commentary

Fri, 07 Aug 2015 14:51:41 GMT : Stocks have moved mostly lower in early trading on Friday, extending the notable downward move seen in the previous session. The major averages have slid into negative territory, with the Dow falling to its lowest levels in six months.

Stocks May Open Lower Following Monthly Jobs Report - U.S. Commentary

Fri, 07 Aug 2015 12:58:11 GMT : After moving notably lower over the course of the previous session, stocks may see some further downside in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 41 points.

Wall Street Guarded Ahead Of Non-farm Payrolls Data

Fri, 07 Aug 2015 10:30:05 GMT : Sentiment, as expected and is characteristic of a jobs Friday, is nervous, with the major index futures pointing to a slightly lower opening on Friday. The Asian markets had a mixed session, with Japan, China and Hong Kong circumventing the negative cloud that enveloped the rest of the Asian markets. Japan's central bank clearly signaled its intention not to expand its massive stimulus program, while the Australian central bank, in its quarterly statement on monetary policy, hinted that additional cuts may not be forthcoming at least in the near term. Meanwhile, European stocks are also modestly lower ahead of the U.S. non-farm payrolls data. The dollar is flat lining, while commodities are holding up.

Stocks Move Mostly Lower Amid Caution Ahead Of Jobs Report - U.S. Commentary

Thu, 06 Aug 2015 20:19:37 GMT : With traders expressing caution ahead of tomorrow's monthly jobs report, stocks moved mostly lower during trading on Thursday. The Dow closed lower for the sixth consecutive session, falling to a six-month closing low.

Caution Ahead Of Jobs Report Leads To Sell-Off On Wall Street - U.S. Commentary

Thu, 06 Aug 2015 16:19:22 GMT : After coming under pressure in early trading on Thursday, stocks have seen further downside over the course of the session. The Dow is moving lower for the sixth consecutive session and has fallen to a six-month intraday low.

Stocks Move Mostly Lower In Early Trading - U.S. Commentary

Thu, 06 Aug 2015 14:56:00 GMT : After seeing initial strength, stocks have moved mostly lower over the course of early trading on Thursday. The major averages have pulled back into negative territory, with the Dow moving lower for the sixth consecutive session.