Stocks Poised for a Weak Start

U.S. stocks are poised to continue Wednesday's weakness, in response to the Federal Reserve's late afternoon statement. While the bank kept rates low and signaled improving financial markets and economic recovery, it also indicated it would end several emergency policies aimed at ensuring liquidity. Investors will also keep an eye on economic reports that are due Thursday morning, while sifting through some earnings reports.

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DJIA 24,566.94 101.30 0.41%
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DAX 11,177.04 110.63 1.00%
USD (per EUR) 1.14 0.00 0.28%
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