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Dow Jones Today Climbs on Bullish Comments from Fed Chair Jerome Powell

The Dow Jones today is climbing as Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell downplayed worries about market volatility and indicated the Fed would maintain gradual interest rate increases.

Dow futures are down 53 points after a choppy morning of trading ahead of the 8:30 AM release of testimony to Congress.

Here's a look at today's most important market events and stocks, plus a look at today's economic calendar...

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The Easiest Way to Build Life-Changing Wealth

I've talked with tens of thousands of investors over the years, and almost to a person they're convinced that building wealth is a complicated, difficult undertaking.

Not the way I see it.

In reality the biggest challenge isn't investing itself.

It's you.

And, specifically, the lies we tell ourselves about money.

Learn to get around those and making money becomes easy. Racking up huge profits becomes fun. Retirement becomes – dare I say it – something you enjoy.

Here are three (actually true) market truisms to get you started...