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Santoli: Stocks attempt to find traction as investors anticipate key inflation report

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, Jan. 21, 2022.
Source: NYSE

This is the daily notebook of Mike Santoli, CNBC's senior markets commentator, with ideas about trends, stocks and market statistics.

  • The market action this week is indecisive — middle of the 2022 range and even last week's range, more drift than determined movement — but it is suggestive of a firming up of demand for stocks below the surface.

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