U.S. stocks finish slightly higher after Fed minutes


U.S. stocks closed higher on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite clinching a third day of gains, after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting hinted at another aggressive rate hike from the central bank later this month. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 69.40 points, or 0.2%, higher at 31,037.22. The S&P 500 finished 13.72 points, or 0.4%, higher at 3,845.11. The Nasdaq Composite climbed 39.61 points, or 0.4%, to 11,361.

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