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Simon Lack
The Dilemma Of Hedging
By Simon Lack - Oct 22, 2014

Assuming you’re not the type of investor whose mood is synchronized with the daily gyrations of the stock market, October has been an ...

Chris Kimble
Is A Bear Market Nigh?
By Chris Kimble - Oct 22, 2014

Regardless of the asset, some of the biggest rallies often take place during bear markets -- NOT in bull markets. Many suggest the reason this ...

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U.S. stocks drop; AT&T earns miss

ReutersOct 22, 2014

AT&T missing the call on earnings - coming in short of forecasts. Revenues were a miss as well - and the company lowered its revenue outlook for the year - because not as many ...

Market Overview

Maybe Germany’s Conservatism Makes Sense
By Charles Sizemore - Oct 22, 2014

The Economist ran a piece last weekend prodding German Chancellor Angela Merkel to “Build Some Bridges and Roads” as a way of jolting Germany’s slowing economy back into growth. My response:  Who’s ...

Forex

USD/CAD: Will BoC Bring A Break
By Matthew Weller - Oct 22, 2014

The USD/CAD has already kicked off a massive day for economic data with a bang. At 8:30 ET (12:30 GMT), traders were hit with major simultaneous data releases from both sides of the 49th parallel. In ...

Stock Markets

Short-Term Outlook Neutral   
By Guy S. Ortmann, CMT - Oct 22, 2014

Charts Improve But SPX Forward EPS Estimates Decline Opinion Yesterday’s strong advances on good volume and breath brought some further improvement to the charts but all of the indexes are now ...

Commodities

The Better Short: Gold Or Silver?
By Sam Kirtley - Oct 22, 2014

The fundamentals for the precious metals are weak. This has been highlighted in recent weeks by the lack of a major rally in Gold and the losses in Silver despite a spike in volatility to its highest ...

Bonds

Will The ECB Buy Corporate Bonds?
By Marc Chandler - Oct 22, 2014

The targeted long-term repo operations had not even been launched when the ECB announced its intention to buy asset-backed securities and covered bonds. It then began to buy covered bonds before the ...