Market Update: Three Factors in Focus This Week


A movement in Spain’s Catalon region to secede reversed the course of U.S. markets today after the European bourses closed. Jack Bouroudjian explains why we should watch the events in Europe over the next couple of weeks, as well as activity around the end of the month and the latest U.S. GDP figures to be released Thursday.

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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