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Stories by 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 Senior 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
Another bear market warning

Bear market warning? Trump-China, Deep State politics, Fed clobber stocks

Trump-China Syndrome, increasingly blatant and frantic Deep State efforts to remove President Trump from office, and the Fed’s pathological fear of inflation were just too much for this market. Bear market warning flags now fly all over commonly followed stock charts, indexes and averages.

Marshall Plan Ghost

Marshall Plan Ghost: The real culprit behind 2018’s ‘trade war’?

American administrations allowed the Marshall Plan Ghost to color this country’s relatively passive approach to China’s current economic predations. A casual glance at today’s China clearly indicates that this growing economic, political and military giant no longer needs our largess.

Massive rally kickstarts Tuesday morning Wall Street trading action

Instead of following through on Monday’s disheartening late-inning fizzle by tanking at the opening bell, stocks chose to rocket ahead Tuesday, igniting another massive rally. The reason? Chinese President-for-life Xi says he’ll “open” China wider to international business.

Good Friday trading hours: Wall Street to take its traditional pause

No one is totally sure why the Good Friday trading halt became the tradition it is today. But most who’ve looked into its history at least a little sense it’s due in part to the confluence of the Christian Easter holiday seasons and the Jewish Passover. Both occur at roughly the same time each year.