Market Update: Volatility To Be Expected


The first look at Q3 GDP showed 2 percent growth for the quarter — good, but still a signal of sluggish growth, according to Jack Bouroudjian. However, earnings continued to drive the market. That fact mixed with an election right around the corner and unemployment data next week makes a volatile market not too surprising.

Debbie Carlson has focused on commodities for much of her writing career. She spent more than a decade at Dow Jones covering the Chicago-based futures exchanges. As a Dow Jones editor, she worked closely with The Wall Street Journal and Barron's in planning commodities coverage.

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