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Stocks Climb to Fresh All-Time Highs to Close Week

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite posted record highs for second day in a row amid technology strength and easing inflation concern.

Closing Market Update

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite posted record highs for second day in a row amid technology strength and easing inflation concern.

Opening Market Update

In addition to any insight from Fed officials on the PCE data, the latest Michigan sentiment survey should give a peak into consumers' views on inflation and jobs.

Weekly Trader's Outlook

Investors approved of this week's inflation read and responded by pushing most of the major indices to fresh all-time highs. Although we're overbought, the near-term path of least resistance appears to be higher.

Today's Options Market Update

In addition to any insight from Fed officials on the PCE data, the latest Michigan sentiment survey should give a peak into consumers' views on inflation and jobs.

Looking to the Futures

Two months into the year, the Bloomberg Commodity Index ($BCOM) is down 2.1% at 96.78.

The State of the Post-Pandemic Retail Market (With Matthew Shay)

Matthew Shay, CEO of the National Retail Federation, breaks down the state of the retail market in the U.S.

Stocks Climb to Record Highs as Inflation Worries Ease

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite ended at record highs after inflation measure meets expectations.

Stocks Down Ahead of Key Inflation Update

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped a third straight day as investors wait for PCE price data, the Fed's favored inflation metric.

Stocks End Mixed as Pullback Continues

Retailer earnings grab spotlight, but market otherwise consolidates ahead of GDP, inflation data.