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Wall Street’s Sleepy summer may give way to freaky fall

The dog days of summer have lived up to their sleepy reputation this year as far as U.S. stocks are concerned, but market gyrations could soon pick up as a traditionally more volatile time of year looms. The S&P 500 index’s .SPX 1-month realized volatility, a measure of market choppiness over the past 30 days,

S&P 500 Erases Loss as Fed Minutes Show Stimulus Support

The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index erased earlier losses as minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last meeting showed many policy makers favored more stimulus soon.   Mark Luschini, chief investment strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, talks about the outlook for the U.S. equity markets and the effects of central bank policy. He speaks with