That Was the Week That Was

(Editor's note: We thought that it would be interesting for other contributors to take a page out of Doug Kass's diary and provide their weekly wrap-up as well. Below is Bob Lang's take on the week. Look for contributions from other authors on a rotating basis every Friday. And don't worry, Doug Kass will still be one of those authors.)

We saw markets start off with a bang following the weekend after some soothing words from a couple of Fed governors. Monday also started the last really big week of earnings, and for the most part, there was little disappointment but certainly some cautious optimism about the future....382 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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