Inflation Data Could Send Stock Market on Wild Ride: Live Updates

Investors are preparing for the latest inflation data due Tuesday, which could have a major impact on the stock market. Stock futures inched lower as investors await the report, which could deliver some bad news.

The US stock market ended higher Monday as investors considered the potential implications of the upcoming inflation report. Wall Street is looking for clues as to whether stocks or bonds got it right in their predictions for the report.

The January CPI report is expected to show a rise in consumer prices, potentially signaling an end to the low-inflation environment that has been in place for the past several years. If the report shows a larger-than-expected rise in prices, it could send shockwaves through the stock market, as investors weigh the potential implications of higher inflation.

Investors will be watching closely to see how the market reacts to the inflation report, which could have a major impact on the stock market. With the potential for bad news, investors are preparing for the worst and hoping for the best.