Highlights of the week include eurozone unemployment and economic growth, as well as earnings from BP.
The subject of investors' worries for a long time, European banks finally are looking better based on their first-quarter earnings.
French election outcome calms some fears, but there are other reasons why rates have fallen.
European earnings season is only beginning, but financials so far have delivered positive surprises.
The European Central Bank probably will not announce any fresh measures until the French presidential election is out of the way.
They have been big gainers already, but they have so much going for them.
If you must buy now, then go for a low-cost index fund or stocks with strong fundamentals.
And I don't know if it will turn out to be more than that.
What this market has been missing for months is sustained momentum.
Don't allow yourself to be thrown off kilter by the emotional rantings of folks on Twitter or in the media.


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