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- Markets Lower on Tapering Concerns
May 22, 2013
US equity markets reversed course and closed the trading day lower in the wake of the release of the minutes from the last Fed meeting which revealed that some Federal Open Market Committee participants favor scaling back the pace of asset purchases, possibly as early as June.
- Fed Commentary Gives Stocks an Extra Boost
May 21, 2013
Stronger-than-expected earnings and guidance from Dow member Home Depot gave US equities a leg up today, further amplified by comments from two Federal Reserve officials that suggested that the Central Bank hasn't yet set a course to taper its bond-buying initiatives.
- Lack of News and Direction
May 20, 2013
US equities traded in a range today, spending time on both sides of the flatline, only to finish modestly lower amid a dormant economic calendar and uncertainty as to the Federal Reserve's exit strategy ahead of key Fed events later in the week.
- Consumers Exude Confidence
May 17, 2013
Domestic equities more than made up for yesterdays sell off, concluding the week higher, following news that consumer sentiment rose to the highest level in six years and a stronger-than-expected leading indicators report.
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