Market Week: October 28, 2013

The MarketsĀ : Domestic equities continued to recover from their Washington-induced slump. Once again, the week saw fresh records for the S&P 500 and the small-cap Russell 2000; the S&P has…

October 28, 2013

October 2013

You might not enjoy sitting down to do year-end investment planning, but at least this fall you can make plans with greater certainty. For the last three years, investment planning…

October 25, 2013

Market Week: October 21, 2013

The Markets Near-debt experience: The ceasefire in Washington that put federal employees back to work and averted a debt ceiling disaster also brought relief on Wall Street. One-month Treasury yields…

October 21, 2013

Market Week: October 14, 2013

The Markets Deal or no deal: If there was any doubt about whether Washington has been driving equities lately, it vanished on Thursday when a glimmer of hope for an…

October 14, 2013

Market Week: October 7, 2013

The MarketsĀ : The Washington impasse continued to take its toll on the Dow industrials, which fell for the second straight week. However, the S&P 500 ended the week essentially flat…

October 7, 2013