Headline Risk to Stocks is Heightened With Russia Probe

The indices were rolling along without a worry in the world until a headline hit at 3 pm ET indicating that a high level White House official was a potential target of the Russian probe. The market reacted quickly and gave back a big chunk of its gains.

Until this week, the market has had not reacted much to the political battles in Washington. Investors have stayed generally positive about the potential for some new fiscal policy and tax reform in particular. The other stuff like the Comey firing has been a sideshow that hasn't had any lasting impact....296 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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