Stocks Poised for a Weak Start

U.S. stocks are poised to continue Wednesday's weakness, in response to the Federal Reserve's late afternoon statement. While the bank kept rates low and signaled improving financial markets and economic recovery, it also indicated it would end several emergency policies aimed at ensuring liquidity. Investors will also keep an eye on economic reports that are due Thursday morning, while sifting through some earnings reports.

More here: Before the Bell: Futures Lower After Fed Statement, Ahead of Data
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Markets

DJIA 21,428.91 34.15 0.16%
NASDAQ 6,256.15 -9.10 -0.15%
S&P 500 2,442.09 3.79 0.16%
NIKKEI 225 20,153.35 20.68 0.10%
HANG SENG 25,871.89 201.84 0.79%
DAX 12,770.83 37.42 0.29%
USD (per EUR) 1.12 0.00 -0.12%
USD (per CHF) 0.97 0.00 0.26%
JPY (per USD) 111.62 0.38 0.34%
GBP (per USD) 1.27 0.00 -0.19%

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