(CNBC) — U.S. equities closed higher on Wednesday as investors digested the release of the Federal Reserve's October meeting minutes.
The minutes showed that the central bank's most important members believe a rates hike next month would be appropriate.
"That's not a surprise given what [Fed Chair Janet] Yellen said a couple of weeks ago," said Matt Tuttle, chief investment officer of Tuttle Tactical Management. "We need to convince them not to hike at this point."
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