U.S. stock markets retook some of their losses from yesterday's negative session and then some today. All three major American indexes gained ground today. The Dow Jones Industrial Average
Today's trading session largely lacked a catalyst to drive a strong market move in either direction. Instead, investors watching the broader economy have shifted their focus to later this week, when the U.S. Federal Reserve's policymaking meeting is set to conclude on Thursday. Even the market's oft-cited "fear gauge," the VIX
However, individual stocks picked up the slack of the broader indexes, featuring several compelling moves from familiar names.
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