Weekly Commentary April 26, 2010

The Markets A trillion here, a trillion there, pretty soon we’re talking serious money. Between the October 2007 all-time high and the February 2009 low, world stock market valuation declined from $63.0 trillion to $28.6 trillion, according to the World...

Spring 2010 Capital Markets Outlook

Spring 2010 Capital Markets Outlook Here is our latest Economic Outlook.  Check out Jonathan’s thoughts by listening to the whole program or by clicking on a specific topic and listening for a couple minutes. Jonathan records these ever 3 months.  They get...

Weekly Commentary April 19, 2010

The Markets Lloyd Blankfein, the chief executive of Goldman Sachs, described himself as “doing God’s work,” in a profile last year in London’s Sunday Times. Last Friday, the SEC charged Blankfein’s firm with defrauding investors in...

Weekly Commentary April 12, 2010

The Markets The U.S. stock market continued grinding its way higher last week as the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly pierced the 11,000 level for the first time since September 2008, according to The Wall Street Journal. Back then, the Dow was piercing 11,000 on...

Weekly Commentary April 5, 2010

THE FIRST QUARTER IN REVIEW Data as of 3/31/10</> 1st Quarter 1-Year 3-Year 5-Year 10-Year Standard & Poor’s 500 (Domestic Stocks) 4.9% 46.6% -6.3% -0.2% -2.5% DJ Global ex US (Foreign Stocks) 1.6 59.2 -6.6 3.8 0.7 10-year Treasury Note (Yield Only)...