The Week Ahead: Scaling a Wall of Murk

Despite mounting uncertainty, which I'll talk more about in a minute, the stock market has put in a very good week. Over the past five trading days, all of the major market indices climbed between 1.7% to just over 3%, making for one of the best weeks in a number of months.

Most of the past week's gains were achieved early, coincident with the emerging likelihood that the U.S. might avoid military action in Syria. However, that picture has gotten a little murky following a report by The Wall Street Journal. The piece indicated that a "secretive Syrian military unit at the center of the Assad regime's chemical weapons program has been moving stocks of poison gases and munitions to as many as 50 sites to make them harder for the United States to track, according to American and Middle Eastern officials."...684 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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