Stock Market Today: Stocks Close Mixed After Sizzling U.K. Inflation Update

Investors also focused on today's onslaught of earnings reports, including mixed results for streaming giant Netflix.

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Stocks spent most of Wednesday in the red, weighed down by dreary U.K. inflation data and mixed earnings from Netflix (NFLX). However, the major indexes came off their lows as the session wore on, with one of the three benchmarks closing in positive territory. 

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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.