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U.S. stocks got off to a weak start on Thursday following another negative report on the Chinese economy and a disappointing earnings report from Walmart but moved higher the rest of the day to close solidly in the green.
Ahead for most of the morning and flat at the 2:00 (EST) release of the minutes of the Fed’s January 28-29 policy meeting, the Dow Jones Industrial Average drifted lower over the final two hours of trading, closing Wednesday down … Continue reading
Stock prices were mostly lower Thursday, as a number of earnings reports came up short of expectations, either in fact or in terms of forward guidance offered.
Propelled by a bevy of positive economic reports and company news, global stocks surged higher on Wednesday.
U.S. stocks took minor losses on Tuesday ahead of tomorrow’s critical Federal Open Market Committee meeting announcement.
Stock and bond prices fell Wednesday after the minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve meeting said that the Fed may start reducing its bond purchases “in coming months.”
U.S. stock and bond prices fell Wednesday after the Federal Reserve, not unexpectedly, said it would continue with its bond purchases at the current pace of $85 billion a month.
U.S. stock and bond prices were higher Tuesday in anticipation of the Federal Reserve’s expected announcement tomorrow on bond purchase tapering.
Labor Department reports on lower jobless claims and higher inflation sent stock prices down sharply on Thursday while bond yields jumped to their highest levels in more than two years.
U.S. stocks were weaker on Wednesday, while bond prices were slightly higher.