Market Week: September 26, 2016

The markets (as of market close September 23, 2016) Buoyed by news from the Fed and the Bank of Japan that measures intended to stimulate the economy would continue — at…

September 26, 2016

Market Week: September 19, 2016

The markets (as of market close September 16, 2016) Volatility in the markets reigned last week as each of the indexes listed here enjoyed gains early in the week, only to…

September 20, 2016

September 2016

In December 2015, the Federal Reserve raised the federal funds target rate to a range of 0.25% to 0.50%, the first rate increase from the near-zero range where it had lingered for seven years.  Many economists…

September 15, 2016

Market Week: September 12, 2016

The Markets (as of market close September 9, 2016) Equities indexes rebounded early last week as lackluster economic reports in the labor and manufacturing sectors, coupled with a falling dollar, appear…

September 13, 2016

Market Week: September 6, 2016

The Markets (as of market close September 2, 2016) Trading continues to be light heading into the Labor Day weekend. Stocks finished modestly higher for the week, buoyed by last…

September 7, 2016