Stocks come back from session lows to end mixed after Fed minutes

Selina Johansson

Stocks pushed into positive territory Wednesday afternoon after the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting minutes provided more clarity on the central bank’s thinking about addressing inflationary pressures. Investors also eyed a fresh print on the state of consumer spending in the Commerce Department’s latest retail sales report, which showed a larger-than-expected […]

Stocks whipsaw to extend streak of volatility amid Fed update

Selina Johansson

Wall Street’s major indexes closed in negative territory on Thursday after a sharp U-turn earlier in the session erased morning gains, continuing a streak of recent volatility as investors weighed upbeat economic data out of Washington alongside Wednesday’s Federal Reserve update. [Click here to read what’s moving markets heading into […]

Stocks rebound ahead of Fed decision

Selina Johansson

Stocks gained Wednesday morning to shake off some losses after a couple of volatile session on Wall Street. Investors looked to the Federal Reserve’s latest statement and press conference to remove some uncertainty on the outlook for monetary policy.  The S&P 500 rose by more than 1% just after the […]