Last month's losses weren't very big and the finish was strong, which could give bulls some cheer. But the market holds some sizable risks in coming weeks and perhaps beyond.
It's been hit hard recently, but the primary gas ETF and several leading stocks are showing signs of a bottom.
In a time of international uncertainty, the iShares MSCI Canada Index Fund stands out with its exposure to natural resources and strong banks.
Russian search firm Yandex could turn out to be the star of this week's IPOs, raising $1.3 billion on the heels of LinkedIn's debut.
Commodities appear headed for volatility, so investors should be careful with resource-related funds.
Wednesday's circus in the oil market will probably lead to further declines in both crude oil and stocks.
The long-term trend for stocks is positive, but that outlook could change for some sectors if Friday's bounce doesn't find some momentum early next week.
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