renaissance

Taking Stock

Election Year And Stocks Turbulent currents continue to make the stock market work slowly upstream. Troubling news from the Euro Zone pushed stocks back this summer although the market (S&P 500) is still eight percent ahead for the year so far as we approach August,...

Irrational Pessimism

After a miserable month of May for the stock market, stocks managed to firm up for a small streak of three straight up days. The overall situation in the Euro Zone has not improved but there are scattered signs that the self-interests of the largest nations will divert them from...