Juli Niemann is St. Louis' oldest, non-retired analyst. She works for Smith, Moore and Company as executive vice-president for research and portfolio management. She has worked in the investment industry for over 40 years. Niemann was recently profiled in St. Louis Magazine.
Posted In: car, Ford, car sales
Auto sales for the month of March are trickling out this month and so far the numbers look pretty good. Chrysler said it had its best month in four years with sales up 34 percent. Ford also had its best month in years with sales up 5 percent.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Retail
The top policy makers at the Federal Reserve are holding a meeting today in Washington to decide what to do next when it comes to monetary policy. Will they shift their focus now that we have signs of economic recovery?
Posted In: Housing, home prices, case shiller
Home prices are falling again in many major American cities. Why?