Market Week: October 31, 2011

The MarketsĀ : Double-barreled relief over the economy and the plan for attacking the European debt crisis powered a rally in equities. In the wake of Thursday's 340-point jump in the…

October 31, 2011

October 2011

Investment planning at the end of 2010 was complicated by uncertainty over whether existing tax rates would be extended. This year, it's the congressional "supercommittee" charged with tackling the country's…

October 25, 2011

Market Week: October 24, 2011

The MarketsĀ : A tug-of-war between earnings and Europe dominated equities last week. The Dow industrials overcame a discouraging start to the week and managed a third straight week of gains.…

October 24, 2011

Market Week: October 17, 2011

The Markets Welcome relief: Equities built strongly on last week's gains as the Dow and Nasdaq surged back into positive territory for 2011. The S&P 500, NASDAQ, and Russell 2000…

October 17, 2011

Market Week: October 10, 2011

The Markets Domestic equities once again spent much of the week recuperating from damage done on Monday, hitting their lowest levels of the year before rebounding strongly. On Monday, the…

October 10, 2011

Market Week: October 3, 2011

The MarketsĀ : Equities markets continued to be volatile as a rough quarter drew to a close. The Dow actually managed to end the week in positive territory, but the other…

October 3, 2011