Weekly Commentary March 30, 2009

The Markets Sometimes, less bad is actually good. Investors are clinging to any signs of hope that the economy, if not actually turning the corner, at least has the corner in view now. A slew of economic reports released last week hinted at some possible good news....

Weekly Commentary March 16, 2009

The Markets It’s about time. Last week, the stock market, as measured by the S&P 500 index, staged its third-largest weekly gain since World War II, according to Reuters. The gain was partially attributed to the following good news: Banking behemoths Citigroup,...

Weekly Commentary March 23, 2009

The Markets So now we know where money comes from. The Federal Reserve elevated this financial crisis to an entirely new dimension last week by announcing several initiatives that would expand its balance sheet by more than $1 trillion. Effectively, they’ve decided to...

Weekly Commentary March 2, 2009

The Markets “History does not repeat itself exactly, but behavior does” according to legendary Wall Street veteran Bob Farrell. Institutional Investor magazine ranked Farrell the number one market analyst for 16 years. Elaborating on Farrell’s quote, the economy is...