1) U.S. Equity markets closed mostly higher after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates by a quarter-point for the third time this year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 115.27 or 0.43% the S&P 500 added 9.88 or 0.33% while the NASDAQ 100 closed higher by 27.12 or 0.33% and the Russell 2000 finished lower by 4.23 or 0.27%.
2) Crude Oil Futures dropped $0.64 or 1.15% while Gold Futures advanced $7.30 or 0.49% after the Fed indicated it would pause future rate cuts until inflation rises significantly. The bond market rallied and the yield on the 10-Year Treasury note settled at 1.777%.
3) Stocks are trading significantly higher in today's after-hours trading session. Apple Inc. (AAPL), Facebook , and Starbucks all reported better-than-expected earnings reports apple is trading Higher by 4.42 or 1.82% while Facebook Inc. (FB) is higher by $9.56 or 5.08% and Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) is higher by $2.01 or 2.39%.
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