Stock Market Today: Stocks Rise Ahead of Fed Meeting, Big Tech Earnings

The main indexes notched notable gains ahead of a busy week on Wall Street.

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Stocks rose Monday as investors looked ahead to a week full of potential fireworks. These highly anticipated events include the next Federal Reserve meeting, a heavy batch of Big Tech earnings and the January jobs report.  

At the close, the Nasdaq Composite was up 1.1% at 15,628, the S&P 500 was 0.8% higher at 4,927, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.6% to 38,333.

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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.