One year ago Monday, a group of people gathered in a then-obscure park in lower Manhattan, kicking off what would become the global phenomenon of Occupy Wall Street. So what's happened to all the money?
Will the "Lance" brand survive? Usually August means panic on the stock market, but this year we've seen the S&P 500 hit a four-year high and Apple stock rocket to over $670 a share. Have we bucked the trend? And an analyst has a model that predicts an Obama victory in November.
After several years of summer drama on Wall Street, the first August in a while without a worrisome a bailout or some other economic calamity is drawing to a close. But vacationing traders should prepare for a wild September.