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Market Overview

Richard Mills
Did Bernanke Get It Right?
By Richard Mills - Dec 31, 2013 1

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.   The Federal Reserve thinks recent economic news from the U.S. is good: Jobs are being created  Consumers...

Zacks Investment Research
3 Emerging-Market ETFs To Watch
By Zacks Investment Research - Dec 30, 2013

2013 was a horrendous year for emerging market investments. Broad products like EEM and VWO finished the year lower, while developed market indexes surged higher in the same time frame. This heavy ...

Chris Vermeulen
Here's The Key To Trading Futures
By Chris Vermeulen - Dec 30, 2013

Before you start implementing a futures trading strategy, it’s important that you make sure the strategies you select will add diversification (reduce portfolio volatility in some way). Having ...

David Kotok
Achy-Breaky Emerging Markets
By David Kotok - Dec 30, 2013

The global market story of 2013 was clearly right here in the US, with total returns for the S&P 500 topping 30% (SPY ETF covering S&P 500 as of Dec. 23, Bloomberg). The other world markets ...

Euro Poised To End The Year On A High
By Benzinga  - Dec 30, 2013

The euro settled at $1.274 at 5:21 GMT on Monday morning after climbing to $1.3894 on Friday, its highest level since October 2011. The common currency has gained over four percent against the dollar...

Marc Chandler
4 Notable Developments To Close 2013
By Marc Chandler - Dec 30, 2013

In the last full trading session of the year, the US dollar is little changed against the major currencies and a bit softer against many of the freely accessible emerging market currencies. Asian ...