Market Watch

MARKETWATCH: SEPTEMBER 20 - 24, 2010

The September growth play picked up speed at the end of the week, as markets liked stronger than expected US business investment data from August (...

MARKETWATCH: September 13 - 17, 2010

Action this week has been in the stock and currency markets. “Stocks are on a September roll” (Wall Street Journal), as the US...

MARKETWATCH: September 7-10, 2010

US markets this week continue to reflect a modest growth play despite uninspiring data. Safe haven concerns from abroad and deflation worries...

MARKETWATCH: August 30 - September 3

We are heading into the Labor Day weekend with persistent labor market weakness and great uncertainty over the direction of the economy. This is a...

MARKETWATCH: August 2-6

Today’s disappointing employment report (unexpectedly, June was revised downward and July was weak) prompted a Treasury rally, attributed by...

MARKETWATCH: July 26-30

The week saw ups and downs of interest in Treasury debt instruments on the margin.  Foreign interest backed off a little as perceptions of risk...

MarketWatch: July 19-23

As of mid-morning Friday, U.S. and overseas markets await the results of the stress tests conducted on European banks, to be released at noon. Based...

MarketWatch: July 12-16

The (brief) stock market rally had dominated trading in the earlier part of the week. However, investor interest in U.S. government bonds picked up...

MarketWatch July 5-9

Markets are justifiably confused about the strength of the economy: is growth slowing? Is it slowing a lot or just a little? Will it keep chugging...

MARKETWATCH June 28- July 2

Initial market reactions to the June employment report confirms trends over the week. While safe haven effects have continued to underpin...

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