Antelope Valley Press

Wall Street drifts to a mostly higher close and Treasury yields fall

Stocks drifted to a mostly higher close following a strong report on consumer confidence and growing hopes that the Federal Reserve is finished with its aggressive interest rate hikes. The S&P 500 rose 0.1% Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 83 points and the Nasdaq composite climbed 0.3%. Treasury yields fell after Christopher Waller, a member of the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, said he was ‘increasingly confident’ that the Fed could get inflation back down to its 2% target. The Conference Board’s November consumer confidence survey came in higher than analysts were expecting.





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