Weekly Commentary January 26, 2009

The Markets The government is furiously at work trying to find the right balance between managing the economy from Washington and letting capitalism run its course. Most economists agree that government intervention to help stem the severe recession is a necessary...

Weekly Commentary January 20, 2009

The Markets Despite another harrowing decline in the banking sector last week, the overall stock market has been holding up rather well, considering the circumstances. Many analysts thought the worst of the banking crisis was behind us, but Citigroup and Bank of...

Weekly Commentary January 12, 2009

The Markets While stock markets are down, there may be one market where you can actually make some money. Collapsing real estate prices helped lead us into the current recession and the government realizes that stabilizing real estate prices may be one key to pulling...

Weekly Commentary January 5, 2009

The Markets With 2008 in the history books, we’ll use this week’s commentary to review some of the key stories over the past year. As you well know, it was not one of the market’s finest performances. Returns through 12/31/08 1-Year 3-Year 5-Year 10-Year Dow Jones...