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Ahead of major technical gains, the Meta results are ready to light up the Nasdaq Composite for Thursday. S&P 500 SPX Index It also points to gains as investors look at a glass half full from the Fed meeting. Concerned that investors are being caught up in yet another Fed misreading, LaDucTrading.com founder Samantha LaDuc. … Read more

The showdown between the Fed and the markets this week may decide the fate of the stock rally in early 2023

Let’s get ready to move. The Fed and investors appear to be locked in what one seasoned market watcher described as an epic game of “chicken”. What Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says on Wednesday may determine the winner. Here is the conflict. Fed policymakers have steadfastly insisted that the federal funds rate, now at … Read more

Retailers revive stock market, but support may be fleeting: analysts

Net inflows into US equities by retail investors continued to rise over the past week as the stock market kicked off the new year in a booming mood, but data analysts at Vanda Research said the pace of buying could easily ease if the bullish momentum stalls. Marco Iachini, senior vice president of Fanta Research, … Read more

Why the stock market was not affected by the first monthly drop in consumer prices in more than two years

Inflation data may not be the biggest catalyst for stocks as it used to be. US stocks rebounded near a close higher on Thursday, although investors got some encouraging inflation news after the consumer price index for December showed its first monthly decline since the pandemic swept across the globe in 2020. Given that inflation … Read more