- March 12, 2007
- Crash Insurance
Last week’s Dow collapse wasn’t really about China or a recession. It was plain old slow growth. Biotech stocks are one remedy.
- February 12, 2007
- The Bush-proof Portfolio
The president’s foolhardy foreign policy and wanton spending have investors fleeing to foreign exchanges. It’s time to join them.
- January 8, 2007
- Lucky 2007
An equity shortage, a new M&A boom, a weak dollar, and lower interest rates point to another year of big winnings on Wall Street.
- November 27, 2006
- Attention, Wal-Mart Shoppers
The real problem isn’t the global megaretailer’s rapacious image. It’s the company’s ﬂagging business fortunes.
- November 6, 2006
- This One Goes to Thirteen
Falling oil prices, a halt in interest-rate hikes, and a wave of hedge-fund buying sent the Dow above 12,000. Now they’ll take it higher.
- October 9, 2006
- After Amaranth
Yes, there are out-of-control hedge-fund managers out there. But the real problems are overaggressive marketing and overeager investors.
- August 28, 2006
- Liberal Losses
You may think you want a Democratic Congress. But if you care about your wallet, watch what you wish for.
- July 17, 2006
- Big Good Ben
Fed chairman Ben Bernanke is no Alan Greenspan. For a while, that looked like bad news for the economy and stock market. Not anymore.
- June 12, 2006
- Hank Will Hammer ’Em
Former Goldman Sachs CEO Henry Paulson is a major-league hard-ass with serious Wall Street credibility. In other words, he’s just the Treasury secretary we need.
- April 10, 2006
- Stop the Presses
The New York Times is ditching its hallowed stock quotes and putting them online. Now they should make the whole paper digital.