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Stocks ended lower Wednesday as the rally after the Federal Reserve's statement faded and investors began to worry that the central bank is inching closer to withdrawing stimulus measures that have propped up the economy. The Dow had briefly popped above 9,900.
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Stocks advanced after the Federal Reserve delivered one of its most optimistic statements in the past few years. The Dow more than doubled its gains after the announcement, sending the blue-chip index through 9,900 for the first time since last fall.
Stocks bounced around at the open Wednesday as the dollar slipped and investors remained a little jittery ahead of the Fed statement.
The new day opens with the Dow, the S&P 500, and the Nasdaq coming off fresh 2009 closing highs, with investors now squarely focused on 2:15 pm ET this afternoon. That's when the Fed's Open Market Committee issues its latest statement on interest rates and the economy.
With little else to sway it, the stock market should continue to trade quietly ahead of the Fed's Wednesday afternoon statement.
The trend for stocks continues to point up and could stay that way through the end of September, even if there are some choppy days.
Some of the market’s key drivers could rise or fall based on these quarterly numbers, the Mad Money host says.
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Stocks opened fairly flat, while commodity stocks have lagged a bit with most commodities declining in early trading.
Hint: The real story in the sector has nothing to do with President Obama.
Investors ought to get ready for a bull market, said Brian Belski, chief investment strategist at Oppenheimer & Co. and Art Nunes, market strategist at IMS Capital Management. They shared their take on the markets with investors.
Are there stocks for all seasons no matter what the condition of the economy? Manuel Schiffres, executive editor of Kiplinger's Personal Finance thinks so and gave his recommendations to CNBC Tuesday.
Events surrounding swine flu are unfolding rapidly. With so many new developments what's the trade?
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Jeffrey Hirsch, editor at Stock Traders Almanac, and David Lutz, managing director at Stifel Nicolaus, shared their insights on whether the rally will continue into September—and how investors should prepare their portfolios.
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