The Daily Dose: It's Time to Move On

It's time to move beyond the Washington melodrama and resultant real-life economic and psychological impacts. Yes, should Oct. 17 come and go without a debt-ceiling agreement, stocks could very well get massacred -- think a 400-plus point Dow drubbing. Forget about Oct. 17 being a "soft" default day, as the market will not like the message.

But eventually you the investor will have to return to focusing on individual companies. So what do you look for, knowing full well that there's currently no growth momentum in the U.S. economy and there are indications at a grassroots level that the Great European Union Stabilization is being uprooted? Although I touched on this subject Monday, a few fresh third-quarter earnings reports provide further clarity on what precisely to zero in on....393 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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