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 […]

Stock futures mixed ahead of Fed decision

Stock futures traded mixed Wednesday morning as investors awaited a key monetary policy decision from the Federal Reserve. Contracts on the S&P 500 were flat to slightly lower. The blue-chip index had set a record closing high for a fourth straight session on Tuesday, while the Dow closed above 36,000 […]

Stocks end mixed as investors eye DC votes

Stocks were mixed Monday as investors closely monitored developments in Washington, D.C., as lawmakers rush to try and avert a government shutdown and advance a bevy of new measures. The S&P 500 fell to give back some gains after the blue-chip index posted a three-day winning streak at the end […]