Santoli’s Tuesday market notes: Fundamental investors keep steady ahead of CPI report and a flurry of earnings

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., September 29, 2021.
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This is the daily notebook of Mike Santoli, CNBC's senior markets commentator, with ideas about trends, stocks and market statistics.

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