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ADVFN III World Daily Markets Bulletin

ADVFN I I I World Daily Markets Bulletin   Daily world financial news US Market Reports Stocks Turning In A Lackluster Performance In Early Trading After seeing considerable volatility in the previous session, stocks are turning in a lackluster performance in early trading on Thursday. The major averages are showing only modest moves after ending the previous session mixed. The major averages are currently turning in another mixed performance, with the Dow posting a modest gain. While the Dow is up 10.59 points or 0.1 percent at 12,834.98, the Nasdaq is down 9.59 points or 0.3 percent at 2,920.86 and the S&P 500 is down 1.63 points or 0.1 percent at 1,354.06. The choppy trading comes as traders continue to digest the Federal Reserve's announcement of its decision to extend its "Operation Twist" program until the end of the year. The program had previously been due to expire this month. "Operation Twist" involves replacing sh

ADVFN III World Daily Markets Bulletin

ADVFN I I I World Daily Markets Bulletin   Daily world financial news US Market Reports Stocks Pare Losses But Remain Firmly Negative 5/14/2012 12:02 PM ET Stocks remain mostly negative in mid-day trading on Monday, although selling pressure has waned from earlier in the session. Concerns about the latest developments overseas continue to weigh on the markets. The major averages have climbed well off their worst levels of the day but remain firmly in negative territory. The Dow is down 96.83 points or 0.8 percent at 12,723.77, the Nasdaq is down 17.79 points or 0.6 percent at 2,916.03 and the S&P 500 is down 10.26 points or 0.8 percent at 1,343.13. Much of the weakness on Wall Street stems from lingering concerns about the political uncertainty in Greece, as the debt-plagued nation seems likely to be forced to hold a new round of elections due to lawmakers' inability to form a coalition government. Peter Boockvar, managing director at Miller Tabak, noted tha

ADVFN III World Daily Markets Bulletin

ADVFN I I I World Daily Markets Bulletin   Daily world financial news US Market Reports Stocks Turn Mixed After Seeing Initial Weakness After moving lower at the start of trading on Friday, stocks have turned mixed over the course of early trading. The major averages have bounced off their lows for the young session, with the Nasdaq climbing into positive territory. The major averages currently remain stuck on opposite sides of the unchanged line. While the Nasdaq is up 7.54 points or 0.3 percent at 2,941.18, the Dow is down 29.63 points or 0.2 percent at 12,825.41 and the S&P 500 is down 2.57 points or 0.2 percent at 1,355.42. The initial weakness on Wall Street came on the heels of troubling news from JP Morgan (JPM), which revealed a $2 billion trading loss after an "egregious" failure at the Chief Investment Office that manages the bank's synthetic credit portfolio. JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon swiftly convened a conference call in which he termed

ADVFN III World Daily Markets Bulletin.

ADVFN I I I World Daily Markets Bulletin Daily world financial news US Market Reports Stocks Turning In Lackluster Performance In Morning Trading After failing to sustain an early upward move, stocks have shown a lack of direction over the course of morning trading on Friday. The major averages have been bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line after ending the previous session mixed. The lackluster performance comes as traders digest a mixed batch of U.S. economic data on the last trading day of the first quarter. While reports showing an increase in personal spending and an improvement in consumer sentiment have generated some positive sentiment, a separate report from the ISM Chicago showed a slowdown in the pace of growth in regional business activity. Most of the major sectors are showing only modest moves, although notable strength is visible among health insurance stocks. The Morgan Stanley Healthcare Payor Index is up by 1.5 percent, rising to