Stock Market Today: Dow Rose as Moderna Slumped Again – Barron’s


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The Dow Jones Industrial Average had one of its best days this year on Monday, as value and defensive stocks led a rebound from last week’s market declines.

The news Monday was relatively positive, with signs that the Omicron variant of Covid-19 might be less severe than earlier strains and reports that China is considering easing monetary policy. On the Federal Reserve policy front, the latest reporting suggested that the central bank could announce plans at its next meeting to more quickly pull back from its bond-buying…