Stock Market Today: Stocks Close Higher Ahead of CPI

Technology and communication services stocks outperformed in a strong session for the major benchmarks.

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Stocks closed higher Monday ahead of a busy week on Wall Street

A bare economic calendar allowed traders to turn their attention to tomorrow morning's inflation update, with the Labor Department set to unveil the next CPI report report ahead of the opening bell. And while today's buying was fairly broad-based, several Big Tech stocks enjoyed an outsized lift on reports that Facebook parent Meta Platforms (META) is planning to pass out more pink slips. 

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Karee Venema
Senior Investing Editor,

With over a decade of experience writing about the stock market, Karee Venema is the senior investing editor at She joined the publication in April 2021 after 10 years of working as an investing writer and columnist at Schaeffer's Investment Research. In her previous role, Karee focused primarily on options trading, as well as technical, fundamental and sentiment analysis.