LIVE Updates: Federal Reserve decision, Powell Q&A

Investors eye Fed's comments on inflation, interest rates

U.S. stocks seesawed after the Federal Reserve left interest rates near zero and as Chairman Jerome Powell addressed the financial markets.

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
I:DJI DOW JONES AVERAGES 35283.2 +254.55 +0.73%
SP500 S&P 500 4571.64 +38.88 +0.86%
I:COMP NASDAQ COMPOSITE INDEX 14514.753409 +174.50 +1.22%

Policymakers did note, despite the ongoing vaccine rollout, the virus remains a wildcard. "The ongoing public health crisis continues to weigh on the economy, and risks to the economic outlook remain" the statement read. 

THE FED AND YOUR MONEY

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