Market Week: December 30, 2013

The Markets : Strong economic reports, particularly one that suggested that businesses are confident enough in the future to spend more on equipment, helped drive the Dow and S&P 500 to…

December 30, 2013

December 2013

I called my buddy the other day to ask a question, figuring that since he is a fireman in Chesapeake, he would be the best one to ask. “If you…

December 25, 2013

Market Week: December 23, 2013

The Markets Fed frenzy: The Fed's announcement last week that the long-anticipated tapering of its economic support will begin next month triggered a nearly 300-point leap in the Dow on…

December 23, 2013

Market Week: December 16, 2013

The Markets : Domestic equities suffered for a second week as end-of-year profit-taking was joined by renewed Fed tapering concerns in light of a budget agreement in Washington and encouraging retail…

December 16, 2013

Market Week: December 9, 2013

The Markets : Domestic equities managed to shake off five days of losses with a rousing bounce of nearly 200 points in the Dow after Friday's robust jobs report. For once,…

December 9, 2013

Market Week: December 2, 2013

The Markets : The Dow industrials and the S&P 500 continued to set all-time records with an eighth consecutive week of gains for both. And though the Nasdaq remained far from…

December 2, 2013