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Here's a summary of the stories from this past abbreviated trading week with a link to the full articles online.

The Biggest Global Risk Right Now

What single earth-shattering event is the most likely to kill world trade ... crush the global economy ... and crash financial markets? Another oil price shock? A breakup of the eurozone? A major terrorist attack? None of the above, says Dr. Martin Weiss. Here's what to look out for...

Crude prices surged last week, putting the squeeze on oil shorts.

Oil Shorts Shellacked

Oil shorts have been hit hard by the recent rally. Veteran market-watcher Jon Markman analyzes what's next for the hedge funds and others who bet against the commodity.

Your Most Important Questions, Answered!

Questions from readers have been pouring in to Larry Edelson again. So he's devoted a whole column to answering your most important queries.

Bourne With Awareness

The events in Brussels this week prove that the world is a dangerous place. Anything can happen. Anywhere. Anytime. Survival expert Jeff Cantor reveals your first line of defense against danger. It's called "situational awareness."

Why A Major Bank Just Said "Sell Everything"

Six months ago a strange video began circulating online warning of a coming change to our economy. Is it all now coming true?

Click here to see for yourself.

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Friday

Because of the Good Friday holiday, there was no column this day.

The Week's Hot News

Money and Markets columnists Mike Burnick, Jeff Cantor, Mike Larson, Kathy Lien and Boris Schlossberg take turns looking at key financial and political events around the globe after the market close. Here are the week's highlights:

Stocks Go From a Selling Squall to a Buying Spree

The market has rebounded recently, but Mike Burnick says you shouldn't get complacent after trading has been so volatile for so long.

Terror Strikes in Europe Again. My Thoughts...

Experts worry that European countries can't stop terrorist attacks because they have relatively open borders and no effective system for sharing intelligence. Mike Larson explains what this means to your investment strategy.

The 10,000-Trade Rule

The controversial 10,000-hour rule comes from a theory that hard work means more than talent when it comes to achieving excellence. In this theory, anyone can master any skill if they dedicate themselves to practicing it for 10,000 hours. The idea has been debunked, says top forex trader Boris Schlossberg, but that hasn't stopped him from formulating his own 10,000-trade rule.

Best wishes,

The Money and Markets Team

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