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Color Me Overwhelmed: Dow Gains 40 Points as Fed Meeting Looms

Stocks rose today ahead of the Federal Reserve's meeting on Wednesday. The S&P 500 rose 0.3% to 2659.99 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has advanced 56.87 points, or, 0.2%, to 24,386.03. The Nasdaq Composite has gained 0.5% to 6,875.08.