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Prepare for a Volatile Dow Jones Today as Politics Take Center Stage

The Dow Jones today could be volatile today as three big events in Washington will dominate the news.

President Trump is meeting with North Korean leader, Kim Jung Un today, while his former attorney Michael Cohen will testify before Congress on the President's alleged business ties to Russia, and trade negotiations with China continue to stalemate.

But uncertainty doesn't mean you can't make money. We'll break down exactly how to play the volatility today below...

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All-Time-High Dow Jones Makes Jeff Bezos the World's Richest Man

The Dow Jones is having its best start to a year since 2006. The last 15 times the S&P 500 was up more than 2% after the first five trading days of the year, the full year finished higher all 15 times according to a tweet by Ryan Detrick on Jan. 9.

Dow futures are up 45 points this morning as markets cheer on the progress of tension de-escalation talks in the Korean Peninsula.

Here's a look at today's most important market events and stocks, plus a look at today's economic calendar...