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Scott Rubin

Benzinga Staff Writer

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My interests span a wide spectrum, and I try to make sure that my articles reflect a variety of investment topics and current affairs. I cover macro economics, mergers and acquisitions, hedge funds, stocks, ETFs, commodity futures, currencies, bonds, and try to make time for politics as well. I am a somewhat frequent trader and always have an eye on the markets, whether it be morning, noon, or night. One of the neat things about today's electronic marketplace is that trading is taking place somewhere in the world 24 hours a day. I try to stay plugged into not only what happens during U.S. stock market trading hours, but also in the overnight futures session as well as the exchanges in Europe and Asia. When I am not watching world events unfold through blinking numbers on a screen, I enjoy spending time outdoors in the Rocky Mountains of my adopted state of Colorado.
September 26, 2016 5:01 PM
The U.S. stock market kicked off the trading week with a thud on Monday as all three major averages closed the day down nearly 1 percent. Every sing ...
September 07, 2016 4:34 PM
The U.S. stock market finished Wednesday's session largely unchanged. The Dow and S&P 500 recorded small losses while the Nasdaq was modestl ...
September 06, 2016 4:50 PM
The U.S. stock market began the holiday-shortened trading week on Tuesday with moderate gains. All three major averages finished the session in posi ...
August 31, 2016 7:18 PM
The U.S. stock market sold off on Wednesday for the second straight day after a strong opening to the week on Monday. Losses were modest, but the va ...
August 30, 2016 4:36 PM
U.S. stocks pulled back on Tuesday after a rally to start the week on Monday. All three major averages closed the session with modest losses. The on ...
August 29, 2016 3:03 PM
The 21st century has provided the human race with a previously unthinkable amount of technology and, by extension, data, information and productivit ...
August 26, 2016 6:05 PM
The U.S. stock market closed out another quiet Summer trading week with losses for the Dow and S&P and a small gain for the Nasdaq. All three ma ...
August 25, 2016 4:45 PM
The U.S. stock market recorded small losses on Thursday as the major averages have pulled back slightly from all-time high levels. Most sectors were ...
August 24, 2016 5:03 PM
The U.S. stock market recorded moderate losses on Wednesday with stocks closing near session lows. The only sector that did not fall on the day was ...
August 22, 2016 5:17 PM
China-based NQ Mobile Inc (ADR) (NYSE: NQ) released its fiscal second-quarter earnings results on Monday after the closing bell. The company reporte ...
August 22, 2016 4:28 PM
The major U.S. equity averages closed on either side of the unchanged mark on Monday as the Dow and S&P recorded small losses and the Nasdaq fin ...
August 19, 2016 4:36 PM
The U.S. stock market closed out another quiet week with small losses on Friday. The market opened the session lower and then climbed through mid-da ...
August 18, 2016 4:45 PM
The U.S. stock market was little changed on Thursday, although all three major averages did finish in positive territory. Despite the fact that stoc ...
August 18, 2016 4:23 PM
Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) released its fiscal third-quarter results after the closing bell on Thursday. The stock was last up almost 6 ...