What Happens When the Fed Raises Rates

January 17, 2023 Beginner
If inflation is rising, the Fed might raise interest rates. Learn how this might impact your investments.
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Opening Market Update

Investors returned from the long weekend to dual M&A announcements. Capital One (COF) plans to acquire Discover Financial Services (DFS) for $35.3 billion, and Walmart plans to buy Vizio. Meanwhile, investors turn an eye to the Fed minutes tomorrow and earnings from Walmart and Home Depot.

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