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Weekly Roundup 8/17/2013

August 17, 2013

Dog Days of August or not, there is a lot to discuss in the financial markets this week! We discuss all of the major market news of the week, including the possibility of Blackberry going private, the activist investors that have dominated the markets during the summer, the violence in Egypt. Analysis of the events, as well as what they mean for you and your money are included below.

http://ssteinsmith.podomatic.com/entry/2013-08-17T12_03_56-07_00

Here are the links regarding the stories below

http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2013/08/15/business/15reuters-dell-results.html?_r=0 – Dell earnings
http://seekingalpha.com/currents/search?query=blackberry -Blackberry
http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2013/08/12/blackberry-options/2644189/ – Blackberry
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-12/aimco-says-fund-would-consider-investing-in-blackberry.html – Blackberry
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-13/made-in-canada-solution-seen-saving-blackberry-from-nortel-fate.html – Blackberry
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324085304579010971386703480.html – Apple & Icahn
http://www.theguardian.com/business/2013/aug/15/carl-icahn-apple-tweet-shares – Apple & Icahn
http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/08/13/jc-penney-william-ackman-resigns-from-board/2646983/ – Ackman & JCP
http://www.cnbc.com/id/100967133 – Egypt
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/oilprices/10244435/Egypt-unrest-pushes-oil-price-above-111-a-barrel.html – Egypt & Oil

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