Market Week: April 30, 2012

The MarketsĀ : Solid corporate earnings from some key tech and consumer companies encouraged investors to ignore dicey economic reports and push the S&P 500 back above 1,400. Despite a late-week…

April 30, 2012

April 2012

As part of a last-minute agreement ending August's debt ceiling standoff, legislation was signed into law calling for the creation of a deficit reduction "supercommittee." The Joint Select Committee on…

April 25, 2012

Market Week: April 23, 2012

The MarketsĀ : The Dow managed to top 13,000 once again, but the Nasdaq suffered from a hit to Apple's stock price. Less-than-disastrous Spanish debt auctions helped the Global Dow gain…

April 23, 2012

Market Week: April 16, 2012

The Markets Spanish bullfight: Continued concern about surging bond yields in Spain sent equities down both here and abroad. The Dow followed last week's downdraft with three days of triple-digit…

April 16, 2012

Market Week: April 9, 2012

The Markets Short but hardly sweet: A disappointing bond auction in Spain and lowered expectations for new Federal Reserve easing gave investors a reason to take some equity gains off…

April 9, 2012

Market Week: April 2, 2012

The MarketsĀ : Domestic equities ended a relatively uneventful week by marking the best first quarter for the S&P 500 since 1998. Despite some downdrafts early in the week, the Dow…

April 2, 2012