– Brian “SHPS” Shepard - Downside risks continue in the form of the Euro Zone sovereign debt crisis and contagiontion risk to the banks / financials. Lending support to the equities, traders optimistic of a sound EZ plan, recently firming economic data and and some pleasant third quarter earings news. So far, 26 of the S&P500 companies that reported earnings have beat and only 8 have posted worse than expected. http://twitter.com/mrtopstep
**Filmed on the trading floor at the CME Group. Produced by Mr Top Step Productions.