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Amid a turbulent start to the year, major stock indexes pared early gains and turned negative Thursday, with a sell-off intensifying into the afternoon.

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Equities were up slightly Wednesday, adding to Tuesday’s rally that ended a five-day slide for the S&P 500, which was driven by rising interest rates and worries over tighter Fed policy. 

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Equity markets oscillated between gains and losses, and yields were higher after the December jobs report. 

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U.S. stocks finished the day lower Thursday with energy and financials leading, as the price of oil rises and banks gain from a recent bond-yield surge.

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Equities traded lower on Wednesday, reversing course after touching new highs earlier this week, driven by a more hawkish tone revealed within today’s release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting. 

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U.S. equities reversed earlier gains and ended modestly lower Thursday on light volume, still on track for a positive week. 

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As you know, 2021 was full of challenges. We were still feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic when supply chains shut down and inflation heated up. So, if you’re like many people, you might not be sorry to see the year come to a close. 

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U.S. stocks floated narrowly around the flat line on Tuesday, finishing in mixed fashion with the S&P 500 falling by a scant 0.1 percent while the Dow gained 96 points (0.3 percent).

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U.S. equity markets finished higher Monday, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index logging another high.

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Falcon Events LLC recently was welcomed to membership in Heart of the Rockies Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the chamber in Salida.  Falcon Events is owned and operated by Salida resident Kristy Falcon.

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U.S. equities rebounded strongly on Tuesday following a three-day decline that was driven by uncertainty surrounding the economic threat from the Omicron variant.

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U.S. equity markets were under pressure Monday amid economic growth uncertainty surrounding the Omicron surge, as at the same time fiscal and monetary stimulus recedes. 

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Clutterless Concepts recently was welcomed to membership in Heart of Rockies Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.  

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U.S. equity markets ended sharply higher, as markets cheered the fact that the Federal Reserve did not offer any more hawkish surprises in today’s meeting.

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Equities closed lower Monday, giving back a bit of last week’s rally that produced the best weekly gain since February.

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Equities traded higher on Friday, logging a solid gain for the week. Stocks and bonds shrugged off a hot inflation report this morning, an indication that the financial markets are already pricing in elevated inflation and tighter policy from the Fed.

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U.S. equity markets closed modestly higher, as markets were encouraged by news from Pfizer that booster shots seemed to be effective against the omicron variant.

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Stocks were higher Monday despite growing Omicron-variant case counts in the U.S., with investors betting an economic reopening will continue to take shape, regardless of the new variant’s pace of infection.

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An obvious factor influencing housing affordability is supply. The greater the number of homes on the market relative to the number of buyers, the greater the tendency for prices to trend downward. Right now, we are in a cycle where supply is lagging behind demand, and this is helping drive …

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Poncha Springs’ newest business, Poncha Pub, recently opened next to Mountain Sports Haus at 10238 U.S. 50.

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U.S. equity markets made a sharp reversal intraday, ending in negative territory, as headlines announced that the first case of the omicron variant was found in the U.S. in California.

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U.S. equity markets closed substantially lower, down over 1.5 percent as investors were spooked by not only the uncertainty around the omicron variant, but also whether the Federal Reserve may consider accelerating its bond-tapering process next month.

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Badger Creek Ranch, 5795 CR 2 in Cañon City, joined Heart of the Rockies Chamber of Commerce and celebrated the occasion at a recent Open Gate Day event on the ranch.  

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Equities got off to a positive start Monday, but an end-of-day sell-off in the technology and communication services sectors left the Standard & Poor’s 500 modestly lower, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average hung onto a scant 17-point gain. 

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Equity markets traded in a narrow range on Thursday, with gains in the tech sector helping the Standard & Poor’s 500 and Nasdaq finish modestly higher, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 60 points.

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Flowers by Tani recently joined the Heart of the Rockies Chamber of Commerce and celebrated the occasion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the business at 142 W. U.S. 50 in Salida.  

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