After the book, our stock market, IEX Group Inc., became a topic of discussion -- some positive, some negative, some true and some false. Fair enough. If you're in the spotlight and doing something different, you should take the heat along with the light.
The EU and U.S. followed through and hit Russia with more sanctions in response to the trouble that they are causing in Ukraine. The sanctions on Russia may start to bite and are already impacting many stock and commodity markets across the board.