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Terry Ponick

Terry Ponick
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Biographical Note: Dateline Award-winning music and theater critic for The Connection Newspapers and the Reston-Fairfax Times, Terry was the music critic for the Washington Times print edition (1994-2010) and online Communities (2010-2014). Since 2014, he has been the Business and Entertainment Editor for Communities Digital News (CDN). A former stockbroker and a writer and editor with many interests, he served as editor under contract from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and continues to write on science and business topics. He is a graduate of Georgetown University (BA, MA) and the University of South Carolina where he was awarded a Ph.D. in English and American Literature and co-founded one of the earliest Writing Labs in the country. Twitter: @terryp17

Epic Fail: GOP laughs its Ossoff at Democrats, media hacks

Handel wins GA-06 Handel-y. Democrats, media scramble furiously in ludicrous attempt to avoid “blame” for epic fail. Again. Will GOP tire of all the winning?

U.S. Stocks: Have they entered their summer of discontent?

Oil makes a feeble attempt to recover, but Thursday stocks market still lacks conviction as Washington continues to fiddle while the economy stalls.

Trading Diary: Raising cash, buying gold and going dormant

Active investors are sometimes best off by laying low in the weeds and waiting for better investment opportunities.

Trading Diary: Stepping back from oil and commodities

We wish we’d sold a bit more of our portfolio in May. But better late than never, as likelihood of a flat to truly gloomy summer stock market becomes more evident.

Oil tanks big time into bear market territory, markets get nervous

After robustly bullish Monday trading, stocks and commodities catch the vapors in Tuesday trading action as crude inventories build. WTI off 3 percent.

Monday market madness: Stocks become fun again. For now…

Apple gets a bid, Tesla stock gets hyped (again), Fed policy remains in Fantasy Land, while stocks forget last week’s tech negativity, until the next time.

The In Series’ fantastic production of Weber’s ‘Oberon’

The Little Opera Company That Could just keeps on improving. This updated In Series version of Carl Maria von Weber’s “Oberon” kicks things up yet another notch.

New ‘Grantchester’ Season 3 to launch Sunday on PBS

Set in Cambridgeshire, England in the 1950s, UK detective series pairs hard-nosed cop with conflicted Anglican vicar. Goal: To solve perplexing murder mysteries.

Amazon to acquire Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Amazon's planned acquisition of Whole Foods puts Walmart, grocery stocks into a tailspin. Kroger plunges 10 percent, Walmart off 5 percent.

Trading Diary: Dull times, little conviction on Wall Street

We’re back from a week-long holiday and it appears we didn’t miss much in a market that can’t make up its mind as Washington impasses continue.

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