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Federal Reserve December statement: Here’s what changed

Federal Reserve December statement: Here's what changed

This is a comparison of Wednesday’s Federal Open Market Committee statement with the one issued after the Fed’s previous policy-making meeting on Nov. 5. Text removed from the November statement is in red with a horizontal line through the middle. Text appearing for the first time in the new statement …

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5 things to know before the stock market opens December 16, 2020

5 things to know before the stock market opens December 16, 2020

Here’s the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street looks to extend Tuesday’s rally U.S. stock futures were higher after Tuesday’s rally as investors grew more optimistic about Washington reaching a deal on another coronavirus economic relief package. However, a …

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Investors are powering the December rally with conflicting bets

Investors are powering the December rally with conflicting bets

With the so-called “Santa Claus rally” in mid-swing, CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Tuesday said investors are making conflicting bets on stocks in contrast to December rallies in years past. The stock market tends to rally in December heading into the Christmas holiday, but the 2020 year-end increase is being powered …

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5 things to know before the stock market opens December 10, 2020

5 things to know before the stock market opens December 10, 2020

Here’s the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stocks set to open lower after Wednesday’s drop from record highs U.S. stock futures pointed to a lower open, with investors watching Thursday’s FDA meeting on Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine and continued talks in …

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5 things to know before the stock market opens December 3, 2020

5 things to know before the stock market opens December 3, 2020

Here’s the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stock futures little changed after another S&P 500 record The reluctance to commit on Wall Street reflected the uncertainty around a new Covid stimulus bill from a bipartisan group of senators. Investors are …

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Germany looks set to extend lockdown into December

Germany looks set to extend lockdown into December

People with face masks walk in the city center of Cologne, Germany, on November 21, 2020. NurPhoto | NurPhoto | Getty Images Germany could be preparing to extend its current lockdown into December as the number of coronavirus infections remains high across the country. Yet Berlin is hopeful a coronavirus …

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