Economic News

Last week the S&P 500 rose 2.75%, bringing the year-to-date return to more than 14%. The vast majority...

There are many types of bad news in the world around us. They include accidents, the loss of...

With the lackluster July employment report behind us, we are firmly into August, and the temporarily slower pace...

The term “climbing a wall of worry” is an oft-abused cliché on Wall Street. But like most clichés,...

On its face, last Friday's better-than-expected July Employment Report issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) catapulted...

Through the end of last week, roughly 288 of the companies that comprise the S&P 500 index reported...

Well, the Olympics of 2012 are starting on Friday -- some of it practically right on my doorstep...

Friday's job report, which simply was bad in many different ways in my view, capped a quiet week...

With only a week left in the current quarter, the S&P 500 is now up 6.2%, year-to-date, and...

It can be argued that the rally in the equity markets during the past couple of weeks was...