Stocks and Bonds

Stocks and Bonds

Stock market action, bonds, real estate, commodities.
Dog day on Wall Street.

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WASHINGTON, January 27, 2015 – To be perfectly honest, Wall Street’s January 2015 trading action has been stuck mostly in “suck” mode, careening down,...

Shake Shack Toffee Concrete.

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WASHINGTON, January 24, 2015 – After an anemic beginning last in mid-January, the initial public offering (IPO) market for 2015 is likely to hit...

Tsipras, Syriza.

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Black swan avalanche continues on Wall Street as markets continue to walk back last Thursday’s outsized gains in stocks.

FirstEnergy HQ.

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WASHINGTON, January 26, 2015 − It’s hard to come up with good things to invest in these days, whether you’re dealing with stocks and...

Redbox kiosk/logo.

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WASHINGTON, January 23, 2015 – With its outsized ambitions and bigger-than-life personalities, the media and entertainment business has frequently proved to be a warren...

Euro coins and notes.

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WASHINGTON, January 22, 2015 – At least as of 3 p.m. EST, Thursday seems as if it’s set to become 2015’s happiest day on...

Obama New Year cartoon by Branco.

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WASHINGTON, January 20, 2015 – Same old, same old on this post-holiday Wall Street Tuesday. Since Mondays are usually down days these days. But...

dark pool

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WASHINGTON, January 20, 2015 – Upon the initiative of trading and mutual fund giant Fidelity, that company and at least several other large institutions...

Wile E. Coyote falls.

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WASHINGTON, January 16, 2015 – U.S. markets are attempting to pick up the pieces in pre-holiday Friday trading, with all major averages up modestly...

MLK conferring with LBJ. (Public domain, U.S. gov. image)

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WASHINGTON, January 16, 2015 – We appended a note in our companion column yesterday, listing the MLK Day trading schedule for Wall Street and...