Ongoing Fed Speculation may Rattle Markets

From Berlin to Tehran to Washington, the week ahead could provide high drama for markets.

Wrangling in Washington over the debt ceiling is likely to get louder and uglier, while traders will be listening intently to a gaggle of Federal Reserve officials speaking in nearly a dozen appearances between Monday morning and Friday afternoon.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel received a ringing endorsement from the German people in elections on Sunday, which will remove one of the biggest question marks over markets this year.


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