Stocks Advance as Fed Taper Talk Ebbs
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Major U.S. stock markets pushed higher Tuesday as investors anticipated that the Federal Reserve won't announce steps to aggressively curb the bond-buying program that has helped drive equities for more than a year.
The Fed began a two-day policy meeting today amid signs that inflation hasn't spiked as a result of the bank's stimulus measures, and data showing that the country's housing market remains months if not years away from a full recovery.
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