After more than two weeks, Senate leaders finally reached a last minute deal on Wednesday to reopen the government and suspend the debt ceiling, slightly easing looming concerns on Wall Street. Following news of Washington’s temporary fix, investors once again turned their attention towards corporate earnings, which have been greatly overshadowed by the government showdown. This week, Goldman Sachs (GS) reported disappointing Q3 results, missing revenue estimates, while JP Morgan (JPM) reported a loss in the third quarter, after the company took on nearly $9.2 billion in legal expenses [see How To Invest In 2013's Breakthrough Technologies].
Below, we highlight seven insightful articles circulating around the financial space this week:
- Looking for value … in price signals? (The Capital Spectator)
- What’s changed since 2007? (Avondale Asset Management)
- Gold is most oversold since 1985 (The Short Side of Long)
- The ABCs of financial planning (Humble Student of The Markets)
- “We have all the rocket fuel we need for an explosion” (The Reformed Broker)
- In pursuit of profitability (Servo Wealth Management)
- More registered investment advisers embrace ETFs (Institutional Investor)
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