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2010: OIL

Joe Terranova
Having spent the better part of my adult life monitoring and trading the price of Oil, I owe it to “Black Gold” to provide its own individual 2010 Outlook. I will cover the rest of the Commodity space for 2010 in the waning days of '09 and yes, I will address the game changing XOM / XTO deal and its impact on the Natural Gas industry.

2010: S&P 500 INDEX

Joe Terranova
Heading into 2010, we must give pause to the strikingly similar price action of 2009 to 2003.

The Events That Matter Most To Investors For The Remainder of 2010

Joe Terranova
The year begins to wind down this week, as we are past the 3rd quarter earnings season and the economic data having the most impact has been released.

For the Week of November 30 – December 4

Joe Terranova
In a separate blog post, I discuss the Dubai situation and its potential impact on investor portfolios. Monday November 30 will be the first full trading day since the news broke in the early hours on Thanksgiving.


Joe Terranova
In recent years, Americans have grown familiar with Dubai, the most populous state within the United Arab Emirates (UAE). We easily can identify with their free trade, tourism, and open markets.

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