Dow Slides 2.4% on Week

Posted by Mark Pettinga

U.S. markets finally succumbed to the malaise affecting the rest of the world, as the Dow tumbled for five straight days and the S&P slipped into the red for the year.

Putin, of course, is largely to blame. Russian troops have massed at the border … Read More »


Yellen Comments Help Lift Dow 1.4% on Week

Posted by Mark Pettinga

The S&P 500 hit another new closing high on Friday, and the Dow finished just 1.5% off its all-time peak. Importantly, the S&P closed on Thursday above 1850, a technical level that investors have been talking about for weeks.

Asked why everyone’s so bullish, several … Read More »