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Bonds, US dollar drop as Fed begins two-day meeting

Stocks (^GSPC, SPY, ^DJI, DIA, ^IXIC, QQQ) are flat to slightly up at the midday mark, with the financial (XLF) sector the most in the green, while the real estate (XLRE) sector is the most in the red. Alan Valdes, director of floor operations at Silverbear, joins us live from the New York Stock Exchange.

To discuss the other big stories of the day, Alexis Christoforous is joined by Yahoo Finance’s Rick Newman, Justine Underhill and Lule Demmissie, Managing Director of Investment & Retirement at TD Ameritrade. Yahoo Finance’s Nicole Sinclair also interviews ZAGG CEO, Randall Hales.