Archive for January 2012

The Year of The Dragon Begins (Financial Week in Review, Jan. 23-27)

World markets were mixed this week, with Europe again feeling the cost of the debt crisis, and Asia seeing an upswing during the New Year. In New York the Dow-Jones slipped -74.17 points, or -0.58%, landing at 12,660.50. The S&P edged down -2.10 points, or -0.16%, ending at 1,316.33. The Nasdaq managed to gain 11.27…

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News for the New Year

The New York Stock Exchange will not open today in observance of the Martin Luther King national holiday. Meanwhile, let’s take a brief look back at what happened last week and what is going on overseas. On Friday, Standard & Poor’s rating service made good on their December warning that they would downgrade France’s credit…

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