Stocks and Bonds

Stocks and Bonds

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WASHINGTON, November 25, 2015 – Mark Twain concluded his great American novel, “Huckleberry Finn,” with a finale he titled: “Chapter the Last: Nothing more...

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2015 – Just when we were hoping to limit posts for the holiday week, Wall Street was hit again with troubling...

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2015 – As always, federal holidays have an impact on trading and settlement dates in U.S. and Canadian markets. Here’s how...

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WASHINGTON, November 23, 2015 – First of all, last week’s heavily rumored pharmaceutical-health sector deal of the century has officially come together this Monday...

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2015 – We were among the first yesterday to note the ringing announcement—or really an aside—tossed out yesterday by mega-insurer UnitedHealth...

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2015 – Time for a quick update on the current action in DC area-based Computer Sciences Corp (symbol: CSC), currently in...

Cartoon by Branco.

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WASHINGTON, November 19, 2015 – This morning’s good news: The Maven took a small chance on the Square (symbol: SQ) IPO last night and,...

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WASHINGTON, November 19, 2015 – Shares of Square (symbol: SQ)—the company that makes those little white doo-hickeys small retailers insert into iPhones, iPads and...

Apple logo and money.

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Goldman Sachs surprised the street by making Apple a “conviction buy,” boosting the reluctant averages. Meanwhile, oil wobbles, but markets up (for now) awaiting Fed minutes.

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WASHINGTON, November 17, 2015 – Boring trading is dominating Tuesday’s jaded markets. Home Depot’s (symbol: HD) numbers jazzed traders at the opening bell, although...

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Bill and Hillary in Pillow Talk - a production of A Spy On The Wall productions