Weekly Commentary September 28, 2009

The Markets After closing at a post-recovery high on Tuesday of last week, the market headed south the next three days as investors assessed the impact of the Federal Reserve’s latest missive and digested some less exuberant economic data. On Wednesday, the Fed said...

Weekly Commentary September 21, 2009

The Markets On Wednesday of last week, the S&P 500 index reached a milestone that has occurred only three other times since World War II. The rare occurrence was this – the index closed 20% above its 200-day moving average. The other three times it happened were...

Weekly Commentary September 14, 2009

The Markets Rarely do you see a headline in a mainstream newspaper containing the three words, “Yale,” “Harvard,” and “Losers,” but that’s exactly what happened last week in The Wall Street Journal. The Journal certainly wasn’t talking about the Universities’ academic...

Weekly Commentary September 8, 2009

The Markets The 2000s are turning into a lost decade for investors and for jobs. The stock market, as measured by the S&P 500 index, is lower today than it was at the start of the decade excluding reinvested dividends, according to data from Yahoo! Finance....