It wasn't long ago that the big potential trip wires for themarkets were Europe's sovereign debt, the Fed's QE2 and the U.S. debt ceiling.
Now, however, the list is a little longer — and ominous. There's the churn of turmoil in the oil-rich Middle East and the enormous uncertainty of the nuclear hangover in Japan.
Both have implications for global inflation and economic growth, and they can flare anew on any given day.
We decided to do a little trouble-shooting by asking CNBC anchors, editors and outside contributors to identify three potential market-moving forces and/or events for the remainder of 2011.
Here they are:
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