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Stocks Drop After Hot Inflation Report Clouds Rate-Cut Outlook

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Worst CPI Day for Stocks since 2022 #

Tuesday’s session marked a significant downturn for stocks. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) had its worst day since 2022. This news has raised concerns among investors, as the CPI is a crucial indicator of inflation. The decline in stocks reflects worries about rising prices and potential impacts on business operations and consumer spending. While this single day’s performance does not indicate long-term trends, it highlights the sensitivity of markets to economic indicators. Many will be closely watching future CPI releases for further insights into inflationary pressures.