Morning trading was quiet ahead of Fed Head Jerome Powell’s afternoon press  Following the Fed’s announcement that it will not even consider considering raising interest rates for years to come, surprisingly, stocks sold off.

Fed sees interest rates near zero until end of 2023

The DJIA held on to a 37 point gain (0.1%) but the NASDAQ sank 139 points (1.3%). Gold and silver slipped a bit.

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