Posts Tagged ‘economy’

Optimism Creeps Into The Market

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

It is quite striking when you compare one week to the next in the financial markets. The 10 days before Thanksgiving were brutal. Stocks were diving, Europe was tipping into chaos and it looked like we were surely heading into another slowdown next quarter. We come back from the Thanksgiving … Read More »

Economic Update/Commentary

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

One Week Until “Budget Day” During November we have Veterans Day and Thanksgiving, or “Turkey Day.” This year we get an extra event. November 23 is the day that Congress is supposed to agree upon the numbers to cut future federal government deficits. Will they raise taxes? Will they cut … Read More »

Real Estate Market Update

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

For weeks when the stock market, rates and oil prices were diving and many have given up on the recovery, we maintained at least a certain air of optimism. No one could be sure where the economy was headed, but it appeared to be temporary factors that had caused the … Read More »