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The new week brings with it a heavy calendar of events, mostly centered around earnings and the Federal Reserve's meeting, the latter of which is likely to be the bigger market catalyst even as the Fed is inclined to maintain the status quo for now.
Twitter tributes are being paid to a British explorer who has died trying to become the first person to cross Antarctica solo.
By Scott McCleskey for Thomson Reuters,
NEW YORK - Elections, like other forms of reality TV, provide moments of great entertainment but are often short of actual reality. It seems both parties this year need to have (at least) one candidate who captures airtime and ink with populist ideas unmoored from the practical world of getting things done. Democrats, not to be out-Trumped by Republicans, feature Bernie Sanders and his platform for Wall Street reform.