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Today (Monday), Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald appeared on FOX Business' "Varney & Co." to discuss the top stock market news today.
The weather is today's biggest story, with a science fiction-like "polar vortex" sweeping across the country, engulfing an area stretching from the Deep South and East Coast to the Plains and Midwest in temperatures in the 20s and 30s below zero.
But can the weather have any effect on the stock market?
Also, startling stock market news today coming from retail web giant Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN): Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos suffered a kidney-stone attack while on a cruise ship in the Galapagos Islands on Jan. 1 and had to be airlifted by helicopter for treatment.
Though the Bezos story gained coverage for its "celebrity" status, watch as Fitz-Gerald reminds viewers of this very serious market effect that investors need to be aware of whenever a company is embodied by its CEO:
Amazon.com made Michael A. Robinson's list of tech stocks to buy this year; see what other three leaders made his Holiday List here…