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In a holiday-shortened week, minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee’s most recent meeting could shed light on members’ thinking about winding down the Fed’s bond-buying activity. Housing and inflation data also are on tap.
Key dates and data releases: wholesale inflation, housing starts, FOMC minutes (2/20); consumer inflation, home resales (2/21).
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is a price-weighted index composed of 30 widely traded blue-chip U.S. common stocks. The S&P 500 is a market-cap weighted index composed of the common stocks of 500 leading companies in leading industries of the U.S. economy. The NASDAQ Composite Index is a market-value weighted index of all common stocks listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange. The Russell 2000 is a market-cap weighted index composed of 2000 U.S. small-cap common stocks. The Global Dow is an equally weighted index of 150 widely traded blue-chip common stocks worldwide. Market indexes listed are unmanaged and are not available for direct investment.
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