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Weekly Market Commentary 7.18.14

Well, the market finally found something it couldn’t shake off –  at least not right away — on the geopolitical front.  Normally, this wouldn’t be a big deal, but an overbought, somewhat nervous market can react to this type of news dramatically, and it did.  So what is the real overall effect? First of all, [...]

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Key SPX & VIX Levels To Watch Here – Weekly Market Outlook

Even with last week’s losses, there’s a glimmer of hope for this overbought market.  And with the onset of earnings season, anything is still possible.  Just know that the deck is still stacked against stocks here.  They reminded everyone last week that no rally can last forever.  The good news is, there are some clear [...]

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Why You Should Care About Alcoa’s Earnings by Hannah Chody

My name is Hannah Chody and I am a summer intern at the CBOE and a rising senior at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business, majoring in Finance. My attraction to fast-paced environments and quantitative skills led to an early interest in financial markets and exchanges. After hearing about the CBOE’s summer [...]