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  1. CPI Data Generates Calm Initial Reaction, But Some Troubling Trends Under The Surface

    By Schwab Center for Financial Research (Thursday market open) An eagerly awaited report on U.S. consumer inflation didn’t appear too frightening early Thursday, and major indexes initially appeared unhindered as the October rally rolled on. The September Consumer Price Index (CPI)
  2. No Relief: Early Rally Seen Unconvincing as Stocks on Pace for Worst Week Since March, D.C. Shutdown Fears Grow

    By Schwab Center for Financial Research (Friday market open) Bearish sentiment already prowled Wall Street thanks to skyrocketing Treasury yields, a hawkish Federal Reserve, 10-month highs in crude oil, a firm dollar, and the autoworkers’ strike, so growing fear of a government sh
  3. Stocks on Pace to Retest Summer's Lows as Investors Digest Fed's "Higher for Longer" Message

    By Schwab Center for Financial Research (Thursday market open) Treasury yields soared to new 16-year highs and the dollar posted fresh gains early Thursday, adding to pressure on stocks following the Federal Reserve’s “hawkish pause.” “Higher for longer” was what many investors ant
  4. Suspense Builds: Fed Expected to Keep Rates on Pause, but Economic and Rate Projections Seen Key

    By Schwab Center for Financial Research (Wednesday market open) Welcome to Fed Day. Major indexes clawed back into the green in premarket trading, boosted by falling crude oil prices and lower Treasury yields. But trading might lack direction in the hours leading up to the Federal
  5. Retailers Posted Mixed Results As Investors Await Chipmaker Nvidia Earnings, Powell Speech

    By Schwab Center for Financial Research (Wednesday market open) Investors hoping for a rebound this week from a rough first half of August had to tap the brakes Tuesday as disappointing earnings from big retailers combined with bank rating downgrades to dampen the market mood. Stil
  6. Thursday's Market Minute: Geopolitical Escalations: A Greater Risk Than Inflation

    By TD Ameritrade Network Inflation data will capture the attention of traders as commodity price advances concern the market. The market hopes shelter costs will begin to crack to offset such concerns. But the real threat to the marketplace is one of the hardest things to price: g