Archive for December, 2012

Market Happenings For Monday, December 31, 2012

Premarket, futures are up. Gainers this morning include BMY, CCL, INTC, AMD and ETFC while losers include COG, WIN, RF, YUM and WHR. The Market On this last day of 2012, all investors want is a fiscal cliff deal. Period. Asian stocks were up on strong manufacturing data out of China. The Shanghai Composite, one [...]

No Fiscal Cliff Deal: Thoughts From The Pacific Northwest

Politics are my least favorite subject, even though it’s the one thing that effects my life the most here in the good old USA. Born in Oregon and now living in Washington State, I am a true, red-blooded American who totally believes in the American way. I also know that we are not a perfect [...]

Obama’s Back: DJIA Market Close For Friday, December 28, 2012

Late Friday, Obama offered hope for a last-minute agreement to avoid the fiscal cliff after a meeting with congressional leaders. From Obama we got “The hour for immediate action is here” and “I’m modestly optimistic that an agreement can be achieved.” The U.S. House of Representatives is set to convene on Sunday and continue working [...]