For those who track stock market prices, a general index has always been a good tool. The one that I like best is the Wiltshire 5000 now named the DJ Wiltshire 5000. With 5000 decently sized companies, it provides a fair sense of market breath for the core of the market itself. In short, I feel greater confidence drawing inferences from that chart
The goal is to prevent a recurrence of the economic crisis that erupted in the United
In 1784, an Englishman named David Landreth opened a seed store in downtown Philadelphia, confident that newly independent Americans would also want the freedom of growing their own food.The D. Landreth Seed Co., one of the oldest surviving corporations in the nation, has seen several owners and many shifts in its fortunes in the intervening 225 years. But
“To set the record straight there has been no official announcement relating to any potential investors but rest assured our negotiations are on track and we expect to have a new ownership structure finalized in the early summer,” Saab said. “Until then enjoy the increased speculation in the knowledge that the next chapter in Saab Automobile’s history is just around the corner.”"GM is currently in negotiations with potential investors, these are private talks and we will not comment any further," wrot
The 199-year-old life and property insurer announced its plans after saying Chairman and Chief Executive Ramani Ayer will retire by the end of the year.
The US consumer is losing a large portion of his net worth and creditworthiness through no fault of his own. And who do you think the average American housewife is going to be blaming for this attack on their home? They are already beginning to wonder who the hell they elected. And somehow, a paean to socialist policies rings pretty hollow when one checks the size of your monthly unemployment payout.
If, and I do say IF, you could make a difference in America, would you spend a dollar? The reality is most Americans, ya I am talking to you!, do not understand politics and the very large value of YOU being willing to spend a dollar a weRead Letter
The Party is the best in a hundred years. Each time the bill becomes too large the Elephant or Donkey says just add it to our tab. It is two o'clock and the waiters are finally making the party's leave the floor. As the tRead Letter
At least there's one place in America that's wearing like Teflon through the recession: Washington, D.C. Most corners of the economy may be struggling, but in the nation's capital it's boom times, baby.
According to new data, the area's unemployment rate dropped to 5.6% in April from 5.9% in March. This is the second consecutive month of improvement for Washingtonians, and it's leagues from the national unemployment rate, which hit 9.4% in May.