Weekly Commentary May 24, 2010

The Markets The U.S. stock market just entered its first correction of 10% since the March 2009 bear market low, according to Barron’s magazine. In the paraphrased words of economist Michael Darda as reported by Barron’s, are we experiencing an aftershock...

Weekly Commentary May 17, 2010

The Markets “Hot potato” is a favorite children’s game. Unfortunately, as adults, we’re playing an economic version that has the potential for much more serious consequences. It started with consumers going into debt over their heads to help...

Weekly Commentary May 10, 2010

The Markets Five little “PIIGS” went for a boat ride. The weather turned very stormy and “G” got tossed overboard without a life jacket. Shortly thereafter, “P” and “S” found themselves overboard and drowning in the...

Weekly Commentary May 3, 2010

The Markets Two tragedies, worlds apart, reached a boil last week and affected the financial markets in a not so pleasant way. Greece, which is an ocean away and no stranger to tragedy, (think Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides), nearly imploded last week on fears...