This week's highlights include quarterly reports from the two biggest companies by market capitalization, Apple and Exxon Mobil, which are expect to post declining earnings.
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As the government shutdown continues and the debt ceiling approaches, the most heavily weighted stock in the average is in free fall.
Only 11 companies are interested in Brazil's event, and none of the majors want anything to do with it.
With little fanfare, this blue-chip company churns out solid returns for conservative investors.
Investors wary of a domino effect in the Middle East can gain safer exposure to the oil industry with these producers.
With the index changes afoot, the exchange traded tracking it will follow suit.
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