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Thanksgiving comes later than usual this year -- and retailers are panicking

Nov 28, 2013
Retailers are worried about the short holiday shopping season.
Posted In: markets, holiday shopping

Shifting the bullseye from budget issues to debt ceiling

Sep 23, 2013
How will the markets react to another government shutdown deadline?
Posted In: markets, government shutdown, debt ceiling

How did a former treasury secretary move markets today by doing absolutely nothing?

Sep 13, 2013
False information from a Japanese newspaper moved investor activity.
Posted In: Japan, Lawrence Summers, Federal Reserve, chairman of the federal reserve, markets

What's the status of the budget deficit?

Sep 11, 2013
More information comes this week.
Posted In: markets, budget deficit

Markets brace for July sales figures

Aug 12, 2013
Checking in with the summer consumer
Posted In: retail sales, online sales, markets

Slew of economic data gives mixed signals

Aug 5, 2013
A lot of new data point to a steady, but unclear future for the economy.
Posted In: markets, economic indicators

Markets react to fiscal cliff talks

Nov 30, 2012
Markets fell yesterday just moments after House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said no substantive progress had been made in the latest fiscal cliff negotiations.
Posted In: markets, fiscal cliff, Hurricane Sandy

25 years after Black Monday, what lessons are learned

Oct 19, 2012
The markets tumbled Friday, but the declines were nothing compared to the Black Monday crash of Oct. 19, 1987. The Dow Jones shed 22 percent -- the equivalent of a 3,000-point drop today.
Posted In: markets, Black Monday, Wall Street, flash crash

Moody's downgrade 'for the banks' own good'

Jun 22, 2012
The credit rating agency Moody's slashed the ratings of 15 of the world's biggest banks, including most of the big guys here in the U.S.
Posted In: markets, banking, downgrades

Markets feeling the ripples from Europe and earthquake

Apr 11, 2012
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: markets, tsunami, Europe, bonds

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