What to know in markets on Wednesday, February 8, 2023.
Yahoo Finance Live’s Julie Hyman breaks down the artificial intelligence hype that’s driving investment and tech stocks.
The U.S. inflation rate tipped the scales at its highest level in 40 years (9.1%), and the all three major U.S. stock indexes were, at one point, firmly entrenched in a bear market. A stock split is an event that allows a publicly traded company to alter its share price and outstanding share count without any impact to its market cap or operations. A forward stock split reduces a company's share price to make it more nominally affordable for retail investors.