Powell Talks, Dows Drops 1,000 Points
View Source | August 26, 2022 5:46 pm
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- Powell and the Fed have initiated a series of rate hikes to try to curb inflation, which is at roughly 40-year high in U.S.
- Investors were apparently looking for sign Fed might slow rate hikes by end of year, as gas prices drop.
- Other major financial averages also after Powell’s news, including The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite, which lost 497.56 points.
- Stock prices have dropped now for two straight weeks.
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