Republicans' Hopes of a Recount: Wishful Thinking?

Nov. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Al Hunt speculates on the likelihood of a recount in Ohio. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Economy Election 2012." (Source: Bloomberg)

Why Earnings Should be the Focus, Not Volatility
06:09 - Since its April low, the Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index -- a gauge tracking U.S. equity swings -- has climbed 25 percent through Thursday, beating similar indexes for other asset classes, Bloomberg Tradebook highlighted in a note. While still much lower than at previous peak levels, the VIX’s average this year is the highest since 2011 amid concern over global growth, the timing of Federal Reserve interest-rate increases and lackluster earnings. AllianceBernstein Portfolio Manager Mark Phelps discusses market volatility with Bloomberg's Mark Barton on "The Pulse."
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