September 30, 2011

The Week That Was: Sept. 30, 2011

The equity markets finished off the third quarter with a whimper.  The Dow was down 2.2%, the S&P 500 was down 2.5%, and the Nasdaq was down 2.6% today.  This was the worst quarter of equity market performance in quite […]
September 23, 2011

The Week That Was: Sept. 23, 2011

Yesterday the Dow Jones Industrial Average capped off its worst week since the one ended October 10, 2008, with a weekly decline of 6.8%.   The other two major indices did not fare much better, with the S&P 500 down […]
September 16, 2011

The Week That Was: Sept. 16, 2011

Hope springs eternal!  The markets had one of their best weeks in quite some time.  While still down for the year, the Dow rose 4.7% this week.  On the day the Dow was up 0.7%, the S&P 500 was up […]