Need an Optimist? Go Wesbury
Noreen Seebacher 9/22/2011 29 comments
Economist Brian Wesbury says the economy is doing just fine, and now's the time to buy stocks. But he also said that in 2008, before the Dow crashed.
A Republican's Confession
Marvin Kitman 9/12/2011 29 comments
Iíve taken a lot of abuse for being a Republican in my family. They are all Democrats. So it made it interesting to watch President Obamaís speech to Congress Thursday night (the pregame show on TV).
Smart Money Betting on Better Days
Goodmanís Goodies 9/28/2011 26 comments
A technical tool called the Smart Money Indicator -- which looks at changes in the Dow during the first half-hour each day and the final hour -- seems to show some good news.
Save the Economy, Buy American
Sherri Cruz 9/8/2011 25 comments
"Buy American" resonates with people who have watched their friends, family, and neighbors lose their jobs, even as they continue to hear news about China's prosperity.
Devastation's Silver Lining
John Jordan 9/1/2011 22 comments
If there's an upside, it's that destruction leads to construction Ė and that means jobs. It may also mean positive things for the economy.
In Gold We Trust
Noreen Seebacher 9/23/2011 19 comments
If you want to be short on politics, you want to be long on gold. That's the word from a State Street Global Advisors senior portfolio manager.
Next Stimulus Must Focus on Jobs, Period
John Jordan 9/12/2011 18 comments
The business community is giving some serious thought to the presidentís proposed American Jobs Act and even embracing some facets of it. The caveat: It has to deliver what it promises.
When Europe Goes Boom
R. Scott Raynovich 9/14/2011 14 comments
Europe's financial markets are under siege with possibly the largest global banking crisis since the 1930s. Don't be complacent. Be ready.
The Gang of Eight
Marvin Kitman 9/16/2011 13 comments
The so-called debates haven't helped much if you're trying to determine which candidate will be good for business -- or which one best represents the heart and soul of the party.
How Did We Get Here?
David O. Taylor 9/27/2011 12 comments
Speakers at a recent conference for investment professionals recognize weíve reached a place we donít want to be. The question: How did we get here?
The Sun Never Sets on Solyndra
Marvin Kitman 9/28/2011 12 comments
Last week, a House committee questioned how a solar energy company went bankrupt after getting $535 million in government loans. But it really wanted to implicate the Obama Administration in wasteful spending.
If It Waves, Salute It
Goodmanís Goodies 9/13/2011 9 comments
The S&P 500 is in the middle of a pattern that it came close to completing yesterday when the market threatened to close lower than 1150.
Celgene Gets Some Legs
R. Scott Raynovich 9/21/2011 8 comments
Celgene, a cheap biotech with excellent fundamentals, may finally be heading for a long-awaited breakout.
Telecom-equipment maker Ciena is a stock traderís dream, as long as the timing is correct.
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John Malone of Liberty Media will be taking over Sirius XM satellite radio when the existing CEO Mel Karmazin steps down. What's it mean?
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