March market madness: Fill out this bracket now

The 'other' March madness

Basketball enthusiasts and the office pool pros that abound this time of year aren't the only ones feeling a little March Madness.

For investors, March has been as maddening as anything that will happen on the hardwood over the next couple of weeks as the nation's top collegiate teams battle to see who's the best in the land.

On Wall Street, the market is watching as employment squares off against the weather, emerging markets try to overcome a reduction in Federal Reserve stimulus and the flow of money into markets seeks to trump the volatility that has arisen due to .

Jeffrey Kleintop, chief market strategist at LPL Financial, has summed it all up pretty neatly in some big-business bracketology that helps explain the stakes:

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