Patti Domm is CNBC Markets 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.
Traders expect October to give the markets a scare, starting with news on the economy and jobs in the week ahead.
Against the backdrop of anti-austerity protests in Athens and Madrid, Europe has regained its ranking as a top concern for markets.
Goldman Sachs strategists expect the “fiscal cliff” to push the market lower in the fourth quarter, and they recommend investors sell the stocks that have lagged so far this year.
The market is already looking to the fourth quarter—and expecting big drama as earnings season collides with the election, Europe and more. "I think there’s a 50-percent chance we hit the cliff,” one trader said.
Patti Domm is CNBC Markets Editor, responsible for news coverage of the markets and economy.
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Top strategists have gotten more optimistic on stocks, just as the S&P 500 has pulled back slightly from records, according to CNBC's latest Market Strategist Survey.
CNBC's Dominic Chu discusses Wall Street's S&P 500 targets for 2017.
CNBC's Market Strategist Survey found that Wall Street expects the S&P 500 to rise slightly in 2017.