Market Week: August 29, 2011

The Markets Shake it up, baby: As an earthquake and impending hurricane shook the East Coast, equities rattled and rolled, but for the first week since the end of July,…

August 29, 2011

August 2011

If you're the parent of a high school student who's looking ahead to college, it's important to have a grown-up conversation with your child about college expectations. A frank discussion…

August 25, 2011

Market Week: August 22, 2011

The MarketsĀ : Equities managed to erase the previous week's losses, only to see those gains vanish once again over the rest of the week on discouraging economic reports. Domestic equities…

August 22, 2011

Market Week: August 15, 2011

The Markets W is for whiplash: There's volatility, and then there's volatility. Two of the Dow's 11 worst days ever (in points) occurred last week; however, they alternated with two…

August 15, 2011

Market Week: August 8, 2011

The MarketsĀ : With a Treasury default off the table, investors focused once again on economic data. They didn't like what they saw: stalling growth, the prospect of less federal spending…

August 8, 2011

Market Week: August 1, 2011

The MarketsĀ : Down to the wire: Uncertainty about default, debt, and political infighting affected equities markets both here and abroad. Despite a strong initial week that gave the S&P 500…

August 1, 2011