Stocks pause as investors look ahead to Fed decision

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S&P 500 hovers near record ahead of Fed decision

The S&P 500 hovered near a record high on Tuesday, pausing ahead of the key Federal Reserve decision slated for Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose just 20 points. The S&P 500 added 0.07% and the tech-focused Nasdaq Composite fell 0.1%. All three averages closed at all-time highs on Monday. The Russell 2000 opened within striking distance of its record, after popping 2.6% on Monday.


Donovan Larsen

Donovan is a columnist and associate editor at the Dark News. He has written on everything from the politics to diversity issues in the workplace.

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