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Frances Horodelski
Oct 17 2014

Almost there?

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
But before we become carefree, we have to get through the day where we see markets continuing the bounce, oil rising, the ECB jawboning governments to broaden and accelerate plans to strengthen their economies (the time for talk is over), and waiting for Janet Yellen who will be speaking in Boston on economic inequality but will likely address recent issues of volatility.
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Frances Horodelski
Oct 16 2014

How much worse can it get?

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
BNN has a full line-up of people who are in the pits – i.e. money managers, commodity traders, hedge fund managers who are playing with real money. What are they doing with that money? We’ll find out.
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Frances Horodelski
Oct 15 2014

October is a horrible month

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
In the news, Toyota recalling 1.75 million cars, Shire crashing as AbbVie is looking to reconsider its offer at an October 20th board meeting, Bank of America reported its results when adjusted for this, that and the other thing (legal items mostly), the earnings came in at 42 cents versus last year’s 20 cents.
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Frances Horodelski
Oct 14 2014

Ask questions but don’t take glib answers

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
What is on most investors’ minds today is the question: Is this the beginning of a bear market? Over the weekend I read a lot, including those that suggest a crash is imminent to those that said it remains a-buy-the-dips market. The technical picture, which is only a guide and not necessarily as useful for timing as some suggest, point to a market that is oversold in many ways (including only 16% of the NYSE Composite trading above their respective 50-day moving averages)
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Frances Horodelski
Oct 10 2014

Be thankful it’s Friday

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
It’s Thanksgiving weekend. There is plenty to be thankful for – your life, your family, your home, your love. Celebrate.
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Frances Horodelski
Oct 09 2014

The difference between 'some' and 'several'

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Watch BNN because we’ll cover it all – resistance levels on the S&P, sentiment, mutual fund fees, small cap opportunities, what’s the plan for Rio Tinto and everything else you need to know to figure out these markets which are now pulling back with futures down in New York and European are now largely down.
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Frances Horodelski
Oct 08 2014

Pick your poison: The bear vs. the bull

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
The news cycle today will focus on the IMF’s banking stability report, Canadian housing, and SNC-Lavalin warning that a criminal prosecution could result in the closing or sale of the company and the loss of 5,000 jobs.
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Frances Horodelski
Oct 07 2014

No one knows what could happen next

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
In the markets this morning, there is red in most markets as traders react to the weakness economically in Europe, the prospect of some of the biggest guys during the financial crisis (Bernanke, Paulson and Geithner) being grilled by David Boies in the AIG trial, anticipation of earnings season (can Alcoa live up to the doubling in its share price over the past year), Sodastream down 16% on outlook. We’ll be hearing from two Fed doves (Kocherlakota and Dudley) and the IMF’s expected downgrading of global growth (again).
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