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One Man’s Opinion: Is It Likely The US Will Default On Its Obligations?

It’s increasingly likely the current deadlock over the so-called “Obamacare” will be tied to the ensuing debt-ceiling battle and the two issues most likely would be merged from a negotiation and outcome point of view, said Roger Altman, chairman of … Continue reading

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Tech Stocks Push US Equity ETFs Higher; Europe Rises Ahead Of US Debt Vote

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] US stocks closed higher Wednesday as technology stocks rallied amid upbeat earnings result and lawmakers voted to temporarily suspend the federal debt limit, helping the S&P 500 post its sixth straight day of gains that saw … Continue reading

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Indexes Retreat Ahead Of Earnings Season; Europe Slips On Profit Taking

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] US stocks fell Monday with the S&P 500 index coming off a five-year high as Wall Street shifted its focus from the nation’s fiscal woes to the start of corporate earnings season tomorrow. Aluminum maker Aloca … Continue reading

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