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Swift market reaction to Fed may be more about what it didn’t do than what it did, analysts say

On the surface, the Federal Reserve didn’t really do anything on Wednesday that wasn’t expected. So why the swift move in stocks?

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Swift market reaction to Fed may be more about what it didn’t do than what it did, analysts say

On the surface, the Federal Reserve didn’t really do anything on Wednesday that wasn’t expected. So why the swift move in stocks?

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Capitol Report: Surprising May jobs report weighs on push for another big aid package, analysts say

The better-than-expected U.S. jobs report for May likely will hinder the push for another big coronavirus relief package, but Washington probably still will deliver an additional aid measure in July, analysts say.

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Market Extra: Pandemic bond-buying program is now ECB’s real crisis-fighting ‘bazooka’, analysts say

If there was any doubt, Christine Lagarde made clear Thursday that the now-€1.35 trillion pandemic-inspired asset-buying program is likely to remain a key component of the European Central Bank’s crisis-fighting arsenal, economists said.

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Market Extra: Pandemic bond-buying program is now ECB’s real crisis-fighting ‘bazooka’, analysts say

If there was any doubt, Christine Lagarde made clear Thursday that the now-€1.35 trillion pandemic-inspired asset-buying program is likely to remain a key component of the European Central Bank’s crisis-fighting arsenal, economists said.

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Market Extra: Europe’s stock-market rally is leaving the U.S. behind as ECB and governments step up, analysts say

After years of lagging behind their U.S. counterparts, European stocks are leading the charge higher. There may be room for more outperformance as the European Central Bank — and eurozone governments — maintain stimulus, analysts say.

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