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Stocks rose today in anticipation of a Federal Reserve decision and press conference. 
The S&P 500 climbed 1% to 4,396.51 while the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 1.1% to 34,303.06 and the Nasdaq was up 0.8% to 14,863.51.
Crude oil rose 2.1% to $71.94.
Gold was up 0.1% to $1,780.
The yield on a 10-year Treasury dropped 0.83% to 1.313%.

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