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Stock Market Today (9/23/22): Dow Plummets 486 Points, Nears Bear Market
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (9/23/22): Dow Plummets 486 Points, Nears Bear Market

The selling wasn't confined to the equities market, with crude oil, gold and Bitcoin all suffering steep losses.
September 23, 2022
Stock Market Today (9/22/22): Stocks Fall as Global Banks Follow in Fed's Footsteps
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Stock Market Today (9/22/22): Stocks Fall as Global Banks Follow in Fed's Footsteps

Treasury yields on the two-year and 10-year notes spiked to their highest levels in over a decade as central banks around the world rush to tame infla…
September 22, 2022
Stock Market Today (9/21/22): Stocks Go on Wild Ride as Fed Targets More Rate Hikes
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Stock Market Today (9/21/22): Stocks Go on Wild Ride as Fed Targets More Rate Hikes

Stock volatility accelerated after the Federal Reserve issued its third straight 75 basis point rate hike and said additional increases are on tap.
September 21, 2022
Stock Market Today (9/20/22): Stocks Slide With Fed on Deck
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Stock Market Today (9/20/22): Stocks Slide With Fed on Deck

Selling ramped up in the bond market too, which sent the yield on the 10-year note to its highest level in years.
September 20, 2022
Stock Market Today (9/19/22): Stocks Score a Hard-Fought Win to Start the Week
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Stock Market Today (9/19/22): Stocks Score a Hard-Fought Win to Start the Week

Price action will likely stay choppy ahead of Wednesday's Fed decision.
September 19, 2022

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Stock Market Today (9/16/22): FedEx Warning Amplifies Wall Street Jitters
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Stock Market Today (9/16/22): FedEx Warning Amplifies Wall Street Jitters

The delivery giant said its fiscal Q1 results will come in lower than expected and withdrew its full-year guidance as demand slows.
September 16, 2022
Stock Market Today (9/15/22): Stocks Resume Slide as Treasury Yields Rise
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Stock Market Today (9/15/22): Stocks Resume Slide as Treasury Yields Rise

Signs of strength in the U.S. economy did little to lift investor sentiment on Thursday.
September 15, 2022
Stock Market Today (9/14/22): Stocks Close Higher After Terrible Tuesday
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Stock Market Today (9/14/22): Stocks Close Higher After Terrible Tuesday

Energy was the best-performing sector as oil prices bounced, while real estate and materials stocks lagged.
September 14, 2022
Stock Market Today (9/13/22): Dow Sinks 1,276 Points After Alarming CPI Report
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Stock Market Today (9/13/22): Dow Sinks 1,276 Points After Alarming CPI Report

Hope that inflation might have peaked was dashed with this morning's CPI report, sending stocks to their worst day since June 2020.
September 13, 2022
Stock Market Today (9/12/22): Stocks Climb Ahead of Crucial CPI Report
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Stock Market Today (9/12/22): Stocks Climb Ahead of Crucial CPI Report

The major market indexes continued to rally on Monday, nabbing a fourth straight win.
September 12, 2022
Stock Market Today (9/9/22): Stocks Snap Weekly Losing Streak
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Stock Market Today (9/9/22): Stocks Snap Weekly Losing Streak

Energy was one of the best-performing sectors today as oil prices rebounded.
September 9, 2022
Stock Market Today (9/8/22): Stocks Gain Ground After ECB's Aggressive Rate Hike
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Stock Market Today (9/8/22): Stocks Gain Ground After ECB's Aggressive Rate Hike

The European Central Bank (ECB) went "ultra-big" this morning in its fight against inflation, and indicated more rate hikes are on the way.
September 8, 2022
Stock Market Today (9/7/22): Stocks Bounce as Oil Prices Crumble
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Stock Market Today (9/7/22): Stocks Bounce as Oil Prices Crumble

U.S. crude futures finished at their lowest level since mid-January amid concerns over slowing global economic growth.
September 7, 2022
Stock Market Today (9/6/22): Rising-Rate Fears Keep Stocks in the Red
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Stock Market Today (9/6/22): Rising-Rate Fears Keep Stocks in the Red

Stocks turned lower after ISM data showed continued strength in the U.S. economy, with the Nasdaq notching its seventh straight loss.
September 6, 2022
Stock Market Today (9/2/22): Stocks Swing Lower as Early Jobs-Fueled Rally Fizzles
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Stock Market Today (9/2/22): Stocks Swing Lower as Early Jobs-Fueled Rally Fizzles

The major indexes all rose more than 1% after data showed job growth slowed in August, but erased those gains by the close.
September 2, 2022
Stock Market Today (9/1/22): Nasdaq Falls for a Fifth Straight Day
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Stock Market Today (9/1/22): Nasdaq Falls for a Fifth Straight Day

Stronger-than-expected economic data weighed on markets for most of the session, but the S&P 500 and Dow ended the day in the green.
September 1, 2022
Stock Market Today (8/31/22): Stocks Extend Losing Streak as Fed Fears Persist
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Stock Market Today (8/31/22): Stocks Extend Losing Streak as Fed Fears Persist

Lingering concerns over the Fed's rate-hike timeline dragged the major indexes lower for a fourth straight day.
August 31, 2022
Stock Market Today (8/30/22): Stocks Sink on Strong Economic Data
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Stock Market Today (8/30/22): Stocks Sink on Strong Economic Data

The major indexes erased early gains after the latest jobs and consumer confidence data were released.
August 30, 2022
Stock Market Today (8/29/22): Markets End Lower Again as Tech Stocks Drag
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Stock Market Today (8/29/22): Markets End Lower Again as Tech Stocks Drag

The effects of Fed Chair Powell's hawkish Jackson Hole speech lingered Monday, but stocks finished off their session lows.
August 29, 2022
Stock Market Today (8/26/22): Dow Dives 1,008 Points as Powell Speech Rattles Markets
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Stock Market Today (8/26/22): Dow Dives 1,008 Points as Powell Speech Rattles Markets

The Fed chief took the stage in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, today and confirmed the central bank's commitment to fighting inflation.
August 26, 2022
Stock Market Today (8/25/22): Stocks Push Higher Ahead of Powell's Jackson Hole Speech
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Stock Market Today (8/25/22): Stocks Push Higher Ahead of Powell's Jackson Hole Speech

Today's economic data showed a one-month low in weekly jobless claims and an upward revision to Q2 GDP.
August 25, 2022
Stock Market Today (8/24/22): Markets Edge Higher in Quiet Session
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Stock Market Today (8/24/22): Markets Edge Higher in Quiet Session

Stocks delivered muted gains ahead of Fed Chair Jerome Powell's highly anticipated speech later this week.
August 24, 2022
Stock Market Today (8/23/22): Weak Data Weigh on Stocks
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Stock Market Today (8/23/22): Weak Data Weigh on Stocks

A twin bill of bearish reports only added to worries about the wisdom of the Fed hiking rates even as recession remains a possibility.
August 23, 2022
Stock Market Today (8/22/22): Dow Plunges 643 Points as Treasury Yields Climb
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Stock Market Today (8/22/22): Dow Plunges 643 Points as Treasury Yields Climb

Growth stocks were some of the biggest losers today as government-bond yields spiked.
August 22, 2022
Stock Market Today (8/19/22): Nasdaq, S&P Snap Weekly Win Streaks as Tech Slumps
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Stock Market Today (8/19/22): Nasdaq, S&P Snap Weekly Win Streaks as Tech Slumps

The 10-year Treasury yield hit its highest level since late July after Fed officials chimed in on rate hikes.
August 19, 2022
Stock Market Today (8/18/22): Stocks Struggle for Direction After Mixed Data
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Stock Market Today (8/18/22): Stocks Struggle for Direction After Mixed Data

Existing home sales fell for a sixth straight month in July, while the latest jobs data pointed to a stable labor market.
August 18, 2022