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Beat the Street: Fed hopes; IPO revival; UAW targets ‘Detroit Three’; 'triple witching'

Equities are buoyed by investors’ optimism about a pause in US rates. Arm, Neumora Therapeutics and Instacart inspire IPO revival hope. Strike-struck GM, Ford and Stellantis shares in focus. Plus, ‘triple witching’ day volatility.

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Will interest rates be paused?

In this episode of Beat the Street, the focus is on the US stock market and the possibility of interest rates not going up further. This news is giving traders hope and supporting a positive feeling about the market before the upcoming Federal Reserve meeting.

Another interesting topic is chip manufacturer Arm, a company that is returning to the market. This is important because it suggests that more companies may be going public around the world soon. It's like when new stores open in your neighbourhood – it shows that the economy is growing.

US vehicle factory workers stand strong together

The video also talks about strikes happening at three factories owned by the Detroit Three (General Motors, Ford, and Stellantis), with support from the United Automobile Workers union. This is a big deal because it shows that workers in the car industry are standing together to ask for better working conditions or other improvements in their jobs.

Overall, this episode of Beat the Street gives us some important information about the US stock market. It tells us that there's a chance interest rates won't go up, which makes investors feel hopeful. It also tells us that more companies might be going public soon, which is a good sign for the economy.

It also shows us that workers in the car industry are fighting for better conditions, which gives us an idea of how things are going in that industry right now.

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