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The Bottom Line Archive

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.

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