Josh Brown is a New York City-based financial adviser at Fusion Analytics. He helps people invest and manage portfolios for them. Josh's clients range from individuals to corporations to retirement plans to charitable foundations. He is also the author of The Reformed Broker, one of the top 10 financial blogs in the United States.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke
The Federal Reserve wraps up a meeting today in Washington. And the expectation is that policymakers will launch more monetary stimulus to boost the economy.
Posted In: JPMorgan, Jamie Dimon
The JPMorgan Chase CEO testifies before the Senate Banking Committee today, trying to convince Congress that more bank regulation isn't needed, even after his company's $2 billion trading loss.
Posted In: European Central Bank, Federal Reserve, global recession
There's been more and more talk of the world economy slowing down. Still, the European Central Bank isn't changing its interest rate, and the Federal Reserve hasn't budged yet.
Posted In: Facebook, IPO
On the fourth day of Facebook public trading, shareholders sued the company, Mark Zuckerberg, as well as several banks that underwrote the deal.
Posted In: Housing, construction, real estate
Housing starts, as they're called, were up 2.6 percent last month, and compared with last April, home construction was up almost 30 percent.
Posted In: stock market, Dow, NASDAQ
The Dow closed near its highest level in about four years yesterday, but how can that be when there are so many other economic indicators recently that don’t look so great?
Posted In: banking, TARP
A report out today from the special inspector general who oversees the 2008 bank bailout known as TARP has some bad news about small banks. He says more than 300 small banks that borrowed money from the federal government during the financial crisis have yet to pay it back.
Posted In: Citibank, Citigroup, shareholders, ceo
Citigroup stock is down 0.1 percent , that after shareholders in an advisory vote said no dice to a hefty pay package for executives, including a $15 million salary for Citigroup's CEO.
Posted In: markets, tsunami, Europe, bonds
There were several massive earthquakes off the coast of Indonesia today, triggering tsunami warnings across the Indian Ocean. Those warnings have been cancelled and no serious damage has been reported so far.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, employment, quantitative easing
The payroll processing company ADP said the U.S. private sector added 209,000 jobs last month, a sign that job growth has yet to be affected by high gas prices. The seeming recovery has also led the Fed to announce it will ease off with quantitative easing.