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Stocks rally ahead of Fed meeting;  9 main drivers of earnings

Stocks rally ahead of Fed meeting; 9 main drivers of earnings

The Dow Jones Industrial Average reversed slightly lower on Tuesday, kicking off the last session in January. The Fed’s monetary policy meeting begins today, followed by the interest rate policy decision on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Dow Jones shares Larva (CAT) f McDonald’s (MCD) was among several names to report quarterly earnings results. X Given Wednesday’s interest …

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Microsoft's main argument against Sony's "Call of Duty" protests doesn't work

Microsoft’s main argument against Sony’s “Call of Duty” protests doesn’t work

modern war 2 IW Sony is once again reportedly trying to convince regulators to block Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard, again, citing the fact that they don’t believe Microsoft will offer them parity in Call of Duty once they own it. Microsoft has repeatedly promised that’s not the case, even offering decade-long contracts to Sony …

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Markets think the Fed is about to hike rates lower, but here's one of the main reasons why the central bank can remain resolute in its next move

Markets think the Fed is about to hike rates lower, but here’s one of the main reasons why the central bank can remain resolute in its next move

Investors are maintaining their expectations that the Fed will cut interest rate hikes in February. The easing of inflation fuels a bullish view on a 25bp move, but shelter prices may still look firm to policymakers. One analyst said that the market’s movements indicated a receding “iceberg of fear” around inflation. loading Something is loading. …

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