Dec 28, 2011
For a quiet week on the markets, there was still enough going on the global headlines to bring things down.
Dec 20, 2011
A surprisingly successful Spanish bond sale and news of an increase in new home construction spurred markets to rally today.
Dec 9, 2011
Long-time L.A. Times financial columnist Tom Petruno shares what he has learned about economics and personal finance in his 30-plus years covering the markets.
Nov 28, 2011
'Germans first and Europeans second' might no longer fly as tensions increase in the European debt crisis.
Sep 9, 2011
This final note on the way out, just to get back to that idea that the legacy of September 11th fundamentally isn't about economics or money....
Aug 22, 2011
The markets are from Mars, and politicians are from Venus. The markets want more government stimulus. Governments just want to pay the debts the...
Aug 7, 2011
If you're having a good weekend, you're a person who doesn't have any money in the markets. For everyone else, this is a weekend of looking for a...
May 13, 2011
It's been a year since the flash crash that tested the faith of investors . Many wondered whether stock exchanges have any power at all to prevent...