The stock market seems to be especially susceptible to the headlines for the past two years. Ever since the big US economic meltdown which started in 2008 (or at least made itself known then), the stock market seems to be the most volatile I’ve ever seen.
Granted, I haven’t been on this earth all [...]
Today is the day. Is the stock market going to respond wildly to the previous downgrade of US debt and credit rating by Standard and Poors rating agency? Or is this going to be a case of everyone crying wolf, and the markets may seem to tank a bit in the morning, only to [...]
It seems that we are at a stalemate in the “recovery” that economists have been so insistent we are still experiencing. Sure, they admit that this recovery has slowed down, but when are we going to come to the conclusion that the recovery itself is an illusion put forth by all the government spending [...]
I’ll admit, the past few weeks I have LOVE opening up my 401k online, logging in, and seeing what the latest numbers are. I didn’t used to like it this much. In fact, I avoided opening it up and looking at the returns and the balance for a long time when the stock market [...]