Posted by on November 25, 2021 6:01 am
Categories: Breaking News Epoch Times News

Stocks Edge Higher After Another Choppy Day on Wall Street

Wall Street capped another wobbly day of trading Wednesday with an uneven finish for the major stock indexes ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. The S&P 500 rose 0.2 percent after wavering between small gains and losses most of the morning. The benchmark index regained its footing in the final hour of trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped less than 0.1 percent after having been down 0.6 percent in the early going. The Nasdaq rose 0.4 percent, getting a lift from a late-afternoon rally in technology stocks. The Federal Reserve released the minutes from its October policy meeting, which showed that Fed officials discussed how they “would not hesitate” to take appropriate actions to address inflation pressures that posed risks to the economy. The minutes also revealed Fed officials maintained that the spike in inflation seen this year was still likely to be transitory while acknowledging that …

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