Dow Closes With a Record High; Fed Set on Keeping Interest Rates Low

The Dow Jones finishes the day with a record close, mainly due to the Fed saying that the will keep interest rates low for the foreseeable future. Janet Yellen announced today that the Fed does not have a timeline for when they expect to raise interest rates. Food stocks suffered today, in part due to General Mills (GIS) reporting much lower-than-expected quarterly results. General Mills shares fell nearly 5% today and was one of the S&P 500's worst-performing stocks on the day.

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Published on Sep 17, 2014
By InvestorGuide Staff

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