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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

Reverse Jim Crowe, ‘advice’ for whites, Sheriff Joe and more

Race and hate all day, every day dominates this week’s news headlines. Plus, media madness, a win for Sheriff Joe and even more winning in the PayPal flap.

Harvey, Jackson Hole put a lid on Friday stock market action

Barreling towards the Texas coast, Hurricane Harvey weather hype influencing stock trades Friday, could dominate pre-Labor Day action as well.

Where’s the beef? Wall Street’s Nothingburger Wednesday

Wednesday slump blamed on Trump. But profit-taking, poor earnings news from Lowes and weak housing sales were the likely culprits.

Eclipsed Monday, stock market bulls attempt Tuesday rally

Light trading saw Dow slightly up Monday, as solar eclipse gawking cut into volume. Bulls attempt a comeback Tuesday, but $NYMO still mired below zero.

Trading Diary: Hedging our portfolios as stock market wavers

McClellan Oscillator attempts to relieve oversold market conditions, but it’s not giving our own positions very much help this week. Then, there’s the Fed.

Trading Diary: Investors thank God the weekend’s coming

The annual August-September stock market has arrived with a vengeance in 2017. Individual investors try to circle the wagons and get through the next assault.

Friday stocks: Bungee jumping on Bannon, Barcelona and oil

The market's down! It’s up! It’s down again! It’s Trump! It’s terrorism! It’s Cohn! It’s Bannon! Markets pause August correction, confusing bulls and bears alike.

Thursday stock market cliff dive might be buying opportunity

Federal Reserve uncertainty, Barcelona terror attack – not Trump – plus weak August trading action likely behind markets’ sickening nosedive. We look at two trades.

Fed, not Trump or Charlottesville, casting pall on stocks

Fed interest rate hesitation, relentlessly negative fake news barrage from secular and financial press, take toll on stocks in historically bad month of August.

Retail sings the blues, Tuesday stocks stuck in the red zone

Bricks-and-mortar retail iffiness apparently enough to halt Monday’s irrational exuberance. No clear direction for this week’s trades.

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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.