Stocks, Bonds Soar After Inflation Data

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An autumn stock-market rally accelerated Tuesday after fresh data showed that inflation cooled more than expected, powering big gains across stocks and government bonds.

Consumer prices were unchanged in October from the previous month and up 3.2% from a year ago, less than what economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal had forecast. The figures helped reassure investors that the Federal Reserve is likely done raising rates and put a soft landing for the U.S. economy in view.

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