(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 27, 2022 Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference in Washington, DC. - With US inflation at a 40-year high, economists say there is no doubt about the Federal Reserve's policy course: Interest rates will continue to rise. Against the backdrop of the majestic Grand Teton mountains, Fed Chair Jerome Powell is expected to once again send a clear message at the annual gathering of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming on August 26, 2022 that the fight against inflation is not over. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP)

US stocks open mixed ahead of Powell interest message

US shares were trading mixed early Friday just ahead of Fed chair Jerome Powell's long-anticipated speech in which he will likely announce that the central bank is not done fighting inflation.
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