As a polar vortex descended upon much of the nation in January, Wall Street felt a decided chill. After closing out 2013 with record highs, stocks experienced an about-face. The Dow has its worst January performance since 2009. [Read more...]
2013 was the year that wasn’t supposed to be. The stock market returns defied gravity and the naysayers. For those in the market, the year ended well. [Read more...]
After a torrid three months, December saw a cold wind chill Wall Street. Will stocks end the year in the deep freeze or get a lift from an end-of-year heat wave? [Read more...]
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.