I know most of the country is already back in school, so if you have kids your summer ended. On the east coast many schools still start after Labor Day which means the roads this week are crowded with vacationers trying to squeeze the last bit out of their summer.
Last week we discussed the "Dog Days" of summer and how August and September tend to be the worst months on the calendar. One thing I point out nearly every time I discuss the markets is, my 'opinion' about what may happen does not impact the way we invest at
At least across the southern part of the United States, this is the time of year few people enjoy being outside (unless you can be near or in the water). I heard somebody describe it as the 'dog days of August' which made me wonder about the origin of the
The 'new economy' we discussed last week took a hit. A weaker than expected jobs report sent stocks higher for most of the day on Friday. This followed the largest sell-off since April of this year after Fitch downgraded the US credit rating. Interest rates on Treasury Bonds
If you've been involved in economics or finance for even a handful of years, you've probably already seen at least one "new era". If you've been around as long as I have you've seen at least 3 or 4 of them. As humans, it's easy to get sucked into this