Market Week: January 30, 2012

The MarketsĀ : A rally in domestic equities in response to Wednesday's Fed announcement of plans to keep interest rates low couldn't be sustained through the rest of the week. The…

January 30, 2012

Market Week: January 23, 2012

The MarketsĀ : Downgrades? What downgrades? Having just lowered its long-term ratings on nine eurozone sovereigns, Standard and Poor's downgraded the European Financial Stability Fund itself early last week. European equity…

January 23, 2012

Market Week: January 17, 2012

The Markets Two in a row: Helped along by benign economic reports, domestic equities built on last week's gains. However, market leadership migrated to the Nasdaq and small-cap Russell 2000.…

January 17, 2012

Market Week: January 9, 2012

The Markets So far, so good: The new year got off to a moderately encouraging start, beginning with solid reports on manufacturing and construction and ending with a fourth month…

January 9, 2012

Market Week: January 3, 2012

The MarketsĀ : Shortened by the Christmas holiday, the last week of 2011 saw low volumes that, despite some volatility, left the domestic equity indices little changed. The Dow was the…

January 3, 2012