Dow gains nearly 200 points, Nasdaq on pace for 4th day of gains as Wall Street awaits inflation data

Dow gains nearly 200 points, Nasdaq on pace for 4th day of gains as Wall Street awaits inflation data

U.S. stocks were higher in afternoon trade on Wednesday as the market built on a positive start to 2023 and as traders looked ahead to Thursday’s inflation report which may determine the size of the Federal Reserve’s next interest rate hike in February. How are stock indexes trading The S&P 500  SPX, +1.09%  was up…