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  • U.S. Stock Futures Rise Ahead of Jobless Data and Major Earnings Updates

    U.S. stock futures advanced ahead of jobless figures and another batch of major corporate earnings reports. S&P 500 futures were up 0.6% and Dow Jones Industrial Average futures strengthened 0.4%. The contracts don't necessarily predict market moves after the markets open.

  • Dow Slips 0.5% After Fed Holds Rates Steady--Update

    U.S. stocks ticked lower Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said it would stick to the loose monetary policy that has underpinned the market's rally in recent months. The S&P 500 slipped 3.54 points, or less than 0.1%, to 4183.18. The index wavered between small gains and losses throughout the session, then retreated after the Fed held its key interest rate near zero and said it would continue bond purchases to support the economic recovery.

  • Dow Slips 0.5% After Fed Holds Rates Steady

    Major U.S. stock indexes were little changed Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said it would stick to the loose monetary policy that has underpinned the market's rally in recent months. The S&P 500 declined less than 0.1% after the Fed held its key interest rate near zero and said it would continue bond purchases to support the economic recovery. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.5%, while the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite slipped less than 0.3%.

  • S&P 500 Edges Higher As Fed Holds Rates Steady

    Major U.S. stock indexes were little changed Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said it would stick to the loose monetary policy that has underpinned the market's rally in recent months. The S&P 500 rose less than 0.1% in afternoon trading after the Fed held its key interest rate near zero and said it would continue bond purchases to support the economic recovery. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.4%, while the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite slipped less than...

  • Stocks Little Changed After Fed Holds Rates Steady

    Major U.S. stock indexes wobbled Wednesday as investors awaited insights from the Federal Reserve on the economic recovery as well as earnings reports from technology giants. The S&P 500 was roughly flat in afternoon trading after the Fed held its key interest rate near zero and said it plans to continue supporting the economic recovery. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.4%, while the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite slipped 0.1%.

  • Dow Industrials Slip 0.4% Ahead of Fed Meeting

    Major U.S. stock indexes wobbled Wednesday as investors awaited insights from the Federal Reserve on the economic recovery as well as earnings reports from technology giants. The S&P 500 ticked up less than 0.1% in afternoon trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.4%, while the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite slipped less than 0.1%, a day after tech stocks pulled broader indexes lower.

  • Dow Industrials Fall Ahead of Fed Meeting

    Major U.S. stock indexes wobbled Wednesday as investors awaited insights from the Federal Reserve on the economic recovery as well as earnings reports from technology giants. The broad S&P 500 ticked up 0.1% in late-morning trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.3%, while the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite slipped 0.2%, a day after tech stocks pulled broader indexes lower.

  • Stocks Wobble Ahead of Fed Meeting

    Major U.S. stock indexes wobbled Wednesday as investors awaited insights from the Federal Reserve on the economic recovery as well as earnings reports from technology giants. The broad S&P 500 ticked up 0.1% after the opening bell. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.3%, while the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite dropped 0.2%, a day after tech stocks pulled broader indexes lower.

  • Stocks Waver Ahead of Fed Meeting

    U.S. stocks were mixed Wednesday as investors awaited insights from the Federal Reserve on the economic recovery as well as earnings reports from giant technology companies. The S&P 500 hovered near a record, rising 0.1%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged down 0.2%. The Nasdaq Composite also slid 0.1%.

  • U.S. Stock Futures Waver Ahead of Fed Update

    U.S. stock futures wobbled ahead of a policy update from the Federal Reserve and an unusually timed address from President Biden to a joint session of Congress. Futures on the S&P 500 were flat and Dow Jones Industrial Average futures declined 0.2%. Changes in equity futures don't necessarily predict movements after the markets open.

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