Only 11 companies are interested in Brazil's event, and none of the majors want anything to do with it.
Tokyo stocks have reacted with way more volatility to the news from Washington when have US stocks, and have the potential for more profit.
Investors are heading into a weekend with big news potential but no trading opportunities.
Short sellers have for the most part gone away. Investors are largely making a bet on third-quarter earnings.
The closure did not send fear soaring, and mining stocks suffered as a result.
New savings accounts will let people invest up to $10,100 a year for 5 years with total exemption from taxes on capital gains and dividends.
Thursday's moves in Washington are all the reason you need. The trend is changing in the Treasury market.
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