Investing Strategies

George Brooks: Overhead Supply Looms - Some Room to Edge Higher - Careful !

George Brooks | |

The stock market has rebounded in response to the lessening of the uncertainties/problems that caused the Feb./Mar. slump. We are now entering an area for the major market averages which

Bank Stocks Ready to Pay Dividends Again

Henry Truc | |

Earlier this month, the Federal Reserve announced that it would allow some banks that took bailout funds to raise their dividend payouts and buyback stock to reward shareholders. The decision came

The Problem with the Job Market

Brittney Barrett | |

The market was pushed up slightly this week on news that number of new unemployment claims has fallen. This has been something carefully observed by the media and achievement the government often

Market Round-Up

Brittney Barrett | |

The stock market continued to rise through the afternoon on Friday marking the third straight day of gains in spite new reports indicating consumer sentiment has reached a low for the year.

Stocks and ETFs to Watch: Is Silver the New Gold?

Henry Truc | |

In times of market volatility, investors look to gold and other commodities in their flight to safety. With the unstable mood swings of oil prices, the uncertainty of the equities markets, and

2010 GDP Exceeds Estimates but Can 2011 Compete?

Brittney Barrett | |

The U.S. economy grew at a more rapid pace in the fourth quarter than previously estimated with business spending maintaining itself and shelves being restocked to meet rising demand.In February,

Stock Market Open: Before the Bell

Equities Editors Desk | |

Bolstered by technology shares for the second day in a row, stocks posted gains in morning trading, with markets poised to end the week higher amid positive corporate announcements freshly

George Brooks: Easy Does It !

George Brooks | |

Brooksie’s Daily Stock Market Blog: An edge before the market opens.Friday, March 25, 2011 9:23 am EDTDJIA: 12,170.57S&P 500: 1309.66Nasdaq Comp.: 2736.46Russell 2000:

Weekly Report: Bank on It; Hong Kong Breaks Through

Gene Linn | |

Good news from Japan and China fueled a healthy rebound in Hong Kong this week, Belle Liang, head of research at Core Pacific Yamaichi, told the Weekly Report. A late surge by Chinese banks helped

Market Round-Up

Equities Editors Desk | |

U.S. stocks closed higher on Thursday buoyed by technology companies releasing bright earnings and outlooks. The positive news helped distract investors from the European sovereign debt crisis.The


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Can the Media Solve the Partisan Conflict?

Andrew McCarthy, Contributing Editor, The National Review; Michael Zeldin, CNN Legal Analyst; Celeste Katz, Senior Political Reporter, Glamour; Silvia Davi, SVP, Contributing Editor,; and Doug Simon, CEO, D S Simon Media discuss how the media’s role has shaped the landscape for communicators and what the media is trying to do to reduce discord in society.