The Week Ahead

Facebook (FB) – FB ($19.15) becomes eligible for inclusion in the Nasdaq-100 Index on Saturday but it probably won’t happen until December when NASDAQ reviews its list of 100 components and makes whatever adjustments it deems appropriate. Could an inclusion give FB a much needed boost?

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will be speaking in beautiful Jackson Hole, Wyoming on Friday. Will those surroundings put Ben in an easing mood to inject more life into the economy?

Republican National Convention begins today in Tampa, Florida where Mitt Romney officially becomes the presidential nominee. As Hurricane Isaac looms over the Florida Keys one has to wonder if he is Republican or Democrat.