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The Federal Reserve is set to announce another interest rate increase on Wednesday in what could be its first of four moves to tighten financial conditions this year.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished up 116 points. It was the day before the Federal Reserve announcement, and very little was stirring, as the major indexes remained stuck in a range throughout the day. While we know what the Fed is likely to do—hike interest rates by a quarter point—but the big question is how many more rate hikes we can expect this year, and next.
On a day most indexes made gains, Arena Pharmaceuticals skyrocketed following drug trial results and Duluth Holdings fell on a weak forecast for 2018 sales.
U.S. stocks ended higher on Tuesday, led by strong gains in the energy sector as the overall market attempted to reclaim some ground lost the previous day when tech shares fell sharply.
A rise in oil prices to three-week highs helped lift equity markets worldwide on Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar jumped ahead of a meeting of Federal Reserve policymakers, who are expected to go ahead with the first of at least three U.S. rate hikes this year. U.S. technology stocks lagged broader markets, continuing a sell-off sparked by reports of large-scale misuse of Facebook (Swiss: FB-USD.SW - news) user data. Facebook Inc (NasdaqGS: FB - news) shares lost 2.5 percent, continuing a slide that took nearly 7 percent off their price on Monday.
Oil prices rose more than 2 percent to touch a three-week high, driven by tensions in the Middle East and the possibility of further declines in Venezuelan crude output. Facebook Inc (FB.O) shares ended down 2.6 percent, well above earlier lows. The social media company said on Tuesday it faced questions from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission about how its users' personal data was mined by a political consultancy hired by President Donald Trump's campaign.
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U.S. stocks edged up on Tuesday as higher oil prices buoyed the energy sector, but another slump in Facebook Inc shares curbed gains. Oil prices rose more than 2 percent to touch a three-week high, driven by tensions in the Middle East and the possibility of further declines in Venezuelan crude output.
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•...ponder how high the VIX might go. Tomorrow’s meeting of the Federal Reserve—where the central bankers are expected to hike interest rates—could hold some scary surprises. There may be good reason for that: It might be hard for the Fed to actually shock the market, writes JPMorgan strategist Dubravko Lakos-Bujas.