Will Inflation Affect the Dow?
Aug 15th 2012 2:41PM
Updated Aug 15th 2012 2:48PM
Markets have been mixed all week on little volatility. However, the past two days have given us two signifcant economic indicators: retail sales and the consumer price index. The retail numbers alone couldn't boost stocks, but today's inflation data could give the Fed leeway to take a more aggressive monetary policy stance. Watch the video below to find out why, and get the scoop on the stocks making headlines in today's trading.
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