U.S. stock index futures signaled a softer open on Thursday after the Swiss National Bank shocked global markets by abandoning its peg to the euro.
Some of Friday's midday movers:
Stocks fell Friday as computer-chip makers dropped on Microchip Technology's reduced forecast.
Stocks dropped Thursday as investors considered corporate earnings and a decline in weekly jobless claims.
U.S. stocks ended about 2 percent higher on Wednesday as markets extended gains on the FOMC minutes and recovered from Tuesday's selloff.
The stock market's direction depends on how companies frame their earnings results in the days ahead, pros told CNBC on Wednesday.
Stocks fell Tuesday, extending losses into a second day, amid increased signs of slowing growth in Europe and ahead of earnings.
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U.S. stocks climbed on Friday, but closed lower for the week, as investors weighed Wells Fargo results and readied for a slew earnings ahead.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Tuesday, as second-quarter earnings season gets underway.
The start to the earnings season begins with the release of quarterly results from Alcoa after Tuesday's close.
U.S. stock index futures were mostly lower Friday, following the release of JPMorgan Chase earnings.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a lower open on Thursday, with shares in Asia and Europe boosted after dovish minutes from the latest Fed meeting.
Fears of a China-led slowdown, softer U.S. data and a mixed bag of earnings news unleashed a selling wave in stocks.
The adage "As January goes, so goes the year" has created concern among traders who see the seesaws of 2014 as a negative.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
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