Stock Market Today: Dow Nabs Longest Win Streak Since 1987 After Fed Meeting

A mixed batch of earnings and another Fed rate hike couldn't keep the blue chip Dow Jones down.

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Stocks closed mixed Wednesday as investors weighed a fresh batch of earnings reports and a mid-afternoon Fed announcement. 

Negative reactions to earnings from mega-cap blue chip stock Microsoft (MSFT) and chipmaker Texas Instruments (TXN) created headwinds for most of the session. 

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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.