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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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Oct 14 2014

How much can Germany bench?

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
Markets opened higher in the U.S., but can it put Europe into the green? Andrew McCreath sees it as surprising that Germany's economy hasn't buckled over trade sanctions with Russia. As well, Japanese markets were decidedly down over worries about the weakening yen.
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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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Oct 10 2014

We're listening to the IMF now?

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
We didn't need Christine Lagarde to tell us global growth was going to be lousy, says Andrew McCreath.
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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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Oct 09 2014

Bonds on the moon, stocks coming back to Earth

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
In the first settling of the markets after the initial surge after the FOMC announcements, bonds are still up, while equities seem to be settling down. Andrew McCreath lays out the bond catalysts, which include weak global growth, lagging recovery in housing, and risks of hitting 2% inflation in the U.S. Although the boost was undeniable, McCreath says there is no real change in the language in yesterday's FOMC releases, so this market bump is a little "ridiculous."
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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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