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Stocks bounced back from a four-day losing streak on Monday, buoyed by strong economic data as well as bullish comments from Goldman Sachs.
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.
Both the S&P and Dow sold-off Wednesday as comments from the Federal Reserve reminded investors that at some point the economy will have to stand-up on its own.
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.
Although the Fed is expected to keep interest rates unchanged, investors will pour over the committee's statement and what they say could move the market!
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.
The markets continued to inch up yesterday, posting gains for the seventh time in 8 days and are looking up again this morning on the open. While the Dow and S&P have mostly been up fractionally on those days over the past couple of weeks – string together those smaller gains, and notice they have rallied a notable 4% and 6%, respectively, since September 2.
Strong manufacturing data and robust retail sales figures sent the S&P 500 to its highest level for 2009, on Tuesday – one year to the day since Lehman Brothers collapsed.
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All major US indices break four weeks of consecutive gains, closing to the downside on Friday, after a drop in consumer sentiment data in August.
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