The bears are prowling around the edges of the stock market ready to pounce on the slightest sign of weakness. But they may have to wait a bit longer for a pullback or correction. [Read more...]
Sixteen days of government shutdown at an estimated cost of $24 billion dollars and what do we have to show for it? Nothing. [Read more...]
A little something for the YouTube generation, produced in collaboration with Maryland Public Television.
So much has happened over the past two weeks that it’s hard to know where to begin, much less wrap one’s head around it, but here goes. [Read more...]
If September is the cruelest month for equities, it will have a way to go to beat August.
With two weeks to go until the unofficial end of summer, volume remains light as the beach trumps the trading floor.
Despite a weaker than expected job report and mixed messages from the Federal Reserve, the S&P 500 Index, the Dow Jones Industrial and Transportation Averages continued to make new highs last week. [Read more...]
Better than expected earnings propelled the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 index to new all-time highs last week and will dominate the headlines this week. [Read more...]
After a tepid June, July produced fireworks for stocks and set up what could be a strong second half of 2013. [Read more...]
After seven consecutive monthly gains for the S&P 500 index, a string of six back-to-back monthly gains for the Dow, and a stunning string of 20 consecutive Tuesday rallies in the blue chips, markets were overdue for a pause, if not a pullback. However, the calls for a correction or total collapse back to the lows of 2009 appear to be a bit premature. [Read more...]