I am out of the office today so I won't be blogging until tomorrow. See you then with what's going on in the markets.
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A number of old-school industrial companies and and multi-industry conglomerates have issued upbeat guidance.
Stocks are much calmer this week amid expectations of a more dovish Fed, stabilization in oil prices and easing Ebola concerns.
IBM with a big miss, and abandons its 5-year plan for $20 in earnings by 2015.
The doves are flying. Is there any doubt that, when it really comes to who influences markets, central banks rule the world?
"The financial industry has largely lost the public trust," New York Fed President William Dudley said.
Hedge funds designed to profit from choppy and down markets have mostly underwhelmed in October.
Asked if he'd want his old job back, Mohamed El-Erian tells CNBC: "No, I'm really happy with my life."