Markets Bet on the Fed

Closing Market Commentary For 06-18-2013

Gary missed the market close report because of a Comcast internet service outage at his office.  The market close report is presented with the help of our syndication partner U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday after the Federal Reserve kicked off a two-day monetary policy meeting, with many investors betting the U.S. central bank will keep stimulus measures in play in wake of soft inflation data.

At the close of U.S. trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished up 0.91%, the S&P 500 index ended up 0.78%, while the Nasdaq Composite index rose 0.87%.

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Here are the latest data summaries as of 5:25pm New York time from Live data in each case can be obtained at by clicking on a table displayed.




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