Crude oil prices have been rising in recent weeks as tensions over Syria have risen. So far, gasoline prices at the pump are little changed. 'So far' is the operative phrase.
Investors await the Federal Reserve policy decision and more key quarterly results.
Stocks are mixed following some worse-than-expected manufacturing data paired with a better-than-expected reading on consumer confidence.
US markets set to open unchanged as the Federal Reserve is to begin its 2-day policy meeting.
Huge upward revisions to these stocks' estimates may mean pleasant surprises for shareholders.
US stocks are set to track global markets up ahead of US service sector data.
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