Description: Stocks could see choppy trading next week with the latest batch of earnings and uncertainty over Ben Bernanke’s Senate confirmation for another term as Federal Reserve chairman.
Questions for discussion:Â
- Follow up this article with a summary of corporate earnings reported this week?
- How did markets react?
- Why is Ben Bernankeâ€™s confirmation such an important factor for investors and reflected in the performance of markets?
- What do you believe is the likely scenario for markets if he is confirmed and if he is not confirmed?