Archive for December, 2010

Hangover or afterparty for stocks? (Reuters)

Reuters – A bout of profit taking seems likely early next year after the S&P 500 ended its best December in almost two decades, but stocks may have further to run at the start of 2011.

For investors, a gut-wrenching 2010 ended well (AP)

AP – For investors, 2010 was a 12-month tug of war between optimism and doubt. Stocks initially strengthened, the job market didn’t, and fears of economic collapse in Europe and a chilling “flash crash” left many investors almost too stunned to act.

Wall Street ends robust 2010 quietly mixed (AFP)

AFP – US stocks closed mixed Friday in a quiet final session of 2010 as investors looked toward the new year in hopes of building on Wall Street’s recent robust gains.