Patti Domm is CNBC executive news editor, responsible for news coverage of the markets and economy. Prior to joining CNBC in 1999 as senior news editor, Domm was the equities editor for the Americas at Reuters. She was also Wall Street editor at Reuters, reporting on mergers, acquisitions and the Street. She also edited three CNBC books on personal investing. Domm serves on the board of the Financial Womens Association of New York.
U.S. markets will more likely heed the words of European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet than Fed head Ben Bernanke Thursday.
There's a whiff of volatility back in the markets, and that could mean a choppier trading environment for now.
Already markets are looking ahead to Friday's jobs report, as better U.S. economic data put some spring into stocks Monday.
The question for markets in the week ahead will be whether to ride a wave of better economic and earnings news—or give in to a growing list of worries.
News of a criminal inquiry into Goldman Sachs comes just as investors are increasingly focused on the idea that financial regulatory reform may have sharper teeth for the industry than previously expected.
Markets could be in store for another dose of positive U.S. economic data Friday, as the Greek debt crisis seems contained for now.
The weekly jobless claims report should help swing the focus back to the U.S. economic recovery at least temporarily Thursday, after the Fed affirmed low rates are here to stay for the time being.
Fears of a wider European sovereign debt crisis swept global markets Tuesday, and could be a negative Wednesday as the Greek bailout seems to flounder.
The spectacle of Goldman Sachs executives being grilled before a Senate committee—and the potential bite of regulatory reform—could keep pressure on financial stocks.
Better corporate profits and economic news could keep the market humming, as long as the slow fuse on the Greek debt situation doesn't end with a bang.
Patti Domm is CNBC Executive Editor, News, responsible for news coverage of the markets and economy.
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