Stocks & Commodities Fall, AXA Misses Estimates

Feb. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Mark Barton reports today's top headlines. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)

Is Now the Moment to Buy Equities?
41:57 - Emerging-market stocks fell for a second day amid a worsening earnings outlook and increasing bets the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year. Demand for higher-yielding assets has diminished as odds of Fed policy tightening by December climb to 73 percent and investors assess possible outcomes of next month’s U.S. presidential election. Longview Economics CEO and Chief Market Strategist Chris Watling discusses whether this is the right environment to buy equities with Anna Edwards and Manus Cranny on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe."
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