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Terry Ponick

Terry Ponick
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

Trading Diary: Allergan hearts NY Mohawks and other action

When it comes to patent protection antics, big-pharma company Allergan takes the cake when it comes to legal patent protection creativity.

Tuesday stocks: Irma in the rear-view mirror, Apple on deck

After Monday’s post-Irma sigh of relief in bank and insurance stocks, Tuesday trading action fixates on incoming Apple product announcements.

What a week! Irma, Jennifer Lawrence, Maxine Waters, more

Also, NFL follows ESPN in decline, attacks on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos get more than personal and "Reverend" Al Sharpton's daughter has fun with the cops.

Trading Diary: Hurricanes, politics make Friday a tough trade

Our short trading column today highlights one ETF sale and one serendipitous UK REIT purchase. Plus, follow-up on the Insmed, Inc. secondary offering.

Irma hits insurance stocks before landfall, averages confused

Traders appear to be hedging Friday against what could be a catastrophic, costly hit on Florida by Irma this weekend. Financials hurt, Home Depot, Lowe’s gain.

Trading Diary: Facts, figures, charts and fairy dust

Charts and numbers are what most financial advisors have on offer. But an investor’s keen observations and common sense often provide a better “tell” on stocks.

Thursday stocks: Yo-yo market back again as financials sag

Bonds, financial stocks hit as Fed news, Trump-Schumer-Pelosi debt ceiling/Harvey relief deal leaves Hill GOP flummoxed. Irma approaches, Disney flops.

Tuesday stocks: Celebrating a Schumer-Pelosi-Trump love fest?

WASHINGTON, September 6, 2017 – No surprise. After a negative, volatile, post-Labor Day trade on Tuesday, Wednesday morning’s market opened nicely up. It remains...

Trading Diary: Our stock portfolios heading for Splattsville?

WASHINGTON, September 5, 2017 – As we’ve noted in our companion column, news of North Korea’s latest blatant act of nuclear one upsmanship has...

North Korean test blast nukes U.S. stock markets Tuesday

Kim-chee hits the fan. Wall Street stock and bond traders do their own version of “duck and cover” as Tuesday risk-off selling blast damages market’s latest recovery attempt.

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Le Relais Bernard Loiseau: Culinary Majesty at the legendary Cote d’Or

Le Relais Bernard Loiseau is a magnificent 5 star Relais & Chateaux luxury restaurant, hotel, and spa under the direction of two Michelin star Chef Patrick Bertron.