Stocks drift lower and bonds are hit as investors await the Fed. Prepare for higher volatility this week.
But the real party begins next week when the Federal Reserve issues an important policy statement.
The headline disappointment gave the day a definite defensive feel, but investors pressed on.
Buckle up. It seems things are about to get exciting.
Demand for company's network routers and switches continues to decline.
A rare period of market calm shatters amid negative headlines and worries of rising inflation.
Investors should watch for hints of inflation, which could further shake a stimulus-addicted market.
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