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Stocks are trading lower the morning after the Federal Reserve’s decision to hold rates steady at its September meeting. KB Home (KBH) shares dip in the early trading session despite the company’s third-quarter earnings beating estimates and raising its full-year outlook. Marvell Technology (MRVL) shares are trading slightly higher amid reports that the company could replace Broadcom (AVGO) as Google’s (GOOG, GOOGL) key AI chip supplier. CrowdStrike (CRWD) shares are trading in the green after the company announced it is raising its subscription gross margins target while increasing its operating margin target. Yahoo Finance’s Brad Smith and Seana Smith take a look at some of the trending stocks of the day. For more expert insight and the latest market action, click here to watch this full episode of Yahoo Finance Live.
Stock markets continued to react Thursday morning to the latest news from the Federal Reserve the previous day, and investors didn't seem to feel comfortable with the likely future direction of monetary policy. With the Fed reaffirming its commitment to fighting inflation, interest rates could remain higher for longer than originally expected, and key parts of the stock market are having trouble with that environment. Futures on major market benchmarks were down as much as 1% Thursday morning, adding to Wednesday's losses.