Stocks Fall Despite Cisco, Disney News

The tech company and the Dow member each beat analyst estimates, but economic worries lingered after the Fed's rate-hike pause

Stocks finished lower Wednesday, giving up early gains as uncertainty about economic growth and inflation offset upbeat earnings news. The Federal Reserve's decision Tuesday to leave the federal funds rate target unchanged at 5.25% has sparked confusion in the markets, says Standard & Poor's Equity Research.

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