In this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, financial-sector analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson take a look at three can't-miss stories from the past week.
In Fed-watch news, Chicago Fed president Charles Evans got bold about the potential for the Fed slowing down bond purchases in 2013. Matt and David also break down notable earnings releases from Annaly Capital (NYSE: NLY ) and Markel (NYSE: MKL ) .
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