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What to Watch on Wall Street for the Week of Oct. 20, 2014

In the week ahead, we have some heavy hitters coming up in the midst of earnings season, including Apple, Amazon and Ford.

Breaking News

Ukraine Says Russia Has Agreed to Supply Natural Gas; Peace Talks Ongoing

by The Associated Press

Following Europe-brokered talks in Italy on Friday, some progress was reported on both a definitive peace settlement in eastern Ukraine and settling the natural gas dispute.

10/19/14 - 07:12 PM EDT

Is This Market Turmoil a Gift for Mortgage Refinancers, the Housing Market?

by The Associated Press

A sudden plunge in mortgage rates last week prompts millions of Americans to ask if they should refinance their mortgages to sub-4% rates.

10/19/14 - 06:04 PM EDT

New England Raking in Millions From Autumn Leaf Peepers

by The Associated Press

New Englanders aren't just gazing at October foliage — they're looking at cold, hard cash.

10/19/14 - 02:42 PM EDT

Economic malaise clouds Florida governor's race

by The Associated Press

As Gov. Rick Scott cites Florida's economic recovery, many in Sunshine State feel left behind

10/19/14 - 11:27 AM EDT

Container ship towed away from Canadian coast

by The Associated Press

Russian container ship towed away from Canadian coast after drifting again in rough seas

10/18/14 - 11:08 PM EDT

Chimerix Gets FDA OK to Test Experimental Drug for Ebola

by TheStreet Staff

A North Carolina drugmaker plans to test its experimental antiviral drug in patients who have Ebola, after getting authorization from regulators at the Food and Drug Administration.

10/17/14 - 03:26 PM EDT

‘Liar’s Ball’ to Gene Simmons: 8 Business Books Coming This Week

by TheStreet Staff

From Kiss start Gene Simmons to giant-slayer Matt Taibbi, here are eight books you should buy this week.

10/18/14 - 11:20 AM EDT

Fire exposes illegal Chinese factories in Italy

by The Associated Press

AP Enterprise: Fatal factory fire in Italian town exposes illicit Chinese economy's high toll

10/18/14 - 11:07 AM EDT

The Billionaire Among Us: Who’s the Richest Person in Your State

by TheStreet Staff

No matter where you live, there's someone living nearby who is richer than you are -- unless you're on this new list out from Wealth-X.

10/18/14 - 10:20 AM EDT

Pets and Space: What Toy Retailers Hope Will Be Hot This Holiday

by TheStreet Staff

Toy trends in 2014 include pets, creativity, space and more.

10/18/14 - 10:10 AM EDT

Indonesia's New President Faces Tough Early Tests

by The Associated Press

Indonesia's incoming president gets boost after meeting rival, but tough challenges await

10/18/14 - 02:02 AM EDT

Final Glance: Gold companies

by The Associated Press

Gold companies shares down at the close of trading

10/17/14 - 06:03 PM EDT

Final Glance: Silver companies

by The Associated Press

Silver companies shares down at the close of trading

10/17/14 - 06:03 PM EDT

Business Highlights

by The Associated Press

Business Highlights

10/17/14 - 05:39 PM EDT

Crews Begin Demolition Of Packard Plant In Detroit

by The Associated Press

Crews start demolishing old Packard factory, long a symbol of Detroit blight

10/17/14 - 05:05 PM EDT

GE And Urban Outfitters Are Big Market Movers

by The Associated Press

General Electric, Morgan Stanley, Urban Outfitters and Athenahealth are big market movers

10/17/14 - 04:31 PM EDT

3 Stocks Pushing The Technology Sector Lower

by TheStreet Wire

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the Technology sector lower today.

10/17/14 - 04:32 PM EDT

3 Stocks Pushing The Specialty Retail Industry Lower

by TheStreet Wire

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the Specialty Retail industry lower today.

10/17/14 - 04:32 PM EDT

3 Stocks Pushing The Real Estate Industry Lower

by TheStreet Wire

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the Real Estate industry lower today.

10/17/14 - 04:32 PM EDT

3 Stocks Pushing The Metals & Mining Industry Lower

by TheStreet Wire

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the Metals & Mining industry lower today.

10/17/14 - 04:32 PM EDT

3 Stocks Pushing The Electronics Industry Lower

by TheStreet Wire

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the Electronics industry lower today.

10/17/14 - 04:32 PM EDT

3 Stocks Pushing The Drugs Industry Lower

by TheStreet Wire

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the Drugs industry lower today.

10/17/14 - 04:32 PM EDT

3 Stocks Pushing The Consumer Goods Sector Lower

by TheStreet Wire

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the Consumer Goods sector lower today.

10/17/14 - 04:32 PM EDT

3 Stocks Driving The Utilities Sector Higher

by TheStreet Wire

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks that pushed the Utilities sector

10/17/14 - 04:32 PM EDT

3 Stocks Advancing The Transportation Industry

by TheStreet Wire

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks that pushed the Transportation industry

10/17/14 - 04:32 PM EDT

3 Stocks Advancing The Retail Industry

by TheStreet Wire

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks that pushed the Retail industry

10/17/14 - 04:32 PM EDT

3 Stocks Raising The Materials & Construction Industry Higher

by TheStreet Wire

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks that pushed the Materials & Construction industry

10/17/14 - 04:32 PM EDT

3 Stocks Boosting The Leisure Industry Higher

by TheStreet Wire

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks that pushed the Leisure industry

10/17/14 - 04:32 PM EDT

3 Stocks Advancing The Health Services Industry

by TheStreet Wire

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks that pushed the Health Services industry

10/17/14 - 04:32 PM EDT

3 Stocks Boosting The Health Care Sector Higher

by TheStreet Wire

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks that pushed the Health Care sector

10/17/14 - 04:32 PM EDT

Banking My Way

Business News Expert Perspectives

Dan Dicker

Day of Chaos and Terror, Part 1: A Veteran Trader Remembers 9/11

Trader and financial columnist Daniel Dicker recounts being in the shadow of the Twin Towers on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.

09/11/12 - 12:27 PM EDT

Day of Chaos and Terror, Part 2

Why Isn't Natural Gas an Election Issue?

Dicker: Many Happy Returns?

Dan Fitzpatrick

Fitz Bits: On Overcoming Adversity

Last week I took some time to attend the Crown on the Continent Guitar Workshop & Festival in Bigfork, Mont.

09/05/14 - 02:49 PM EDT

UA, ACMP, GS: 3 Stocks on TV

CYN, ALU, JNPR: 3 Stocks on TV

ETN, HAIN, CELG: 3 Stocks on TV

Doug Kass

Look Down!; Jump of a Lifetime; Not for the Faint of Heart: Best of Kass

In highlights from his trading diary of the past week, Doug Kass writes about how investors aren't looking in the right direction and frustration with such a volatile market.

10/19/14 - 04:21 PM EDT

Doug Kass: 7 Reasons a Recession's More Likely than You Think

10 Lessons From the Past 2 Weeks; 'Ah-ha Moment' Draws Closer: Best of Kass

Doug Kass: A Dissolution of OPEC Could Be a Golden Swan

Jim Cramer

We May Have an Investable Bottom; Smoke Always Clears: Jim Cramer's Best Blogs

Catch up on Jim Cramer's thinking over the last week about the signals that are saying it may be time to invest and the near-term and the longer-term outlooks.

10/18/14 - 03:04 PM EDT

Gary Weiss

Companies Use Courts to Silence Critics and the Media

They end up losing, but they put a chill on those who are critical.

09/25/12 - 09:53 AM EDT

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