Posted on February 11, 2015
A strong U.S. economy helped propel the stock market higher in 2014, continuing the bull run. As a result, many Wall Street strategists remain, not surprisingly, bullish on the U.S. stock market—and they expect the advance to continue.
Posted on February 5, 2015
The Federal Reserve has kept interest rates near zero for more than six years. With the economy finally showing signs of recovery, is it now time to think about raising rates a bit?
Posted on January 29, 2015
It has been nearly nine years since the Federal Reserve last raised interest rates, and many investors are uncertain about how inevitable hikes will impact the market. Certainly, accommodative monetary policies have contributed to the current bull market. Businesses have taken advantage of …
Posted on April 21, 2014
Barron’s Annual Roster features 15 stalwart names (including Carson’s) that never seem to leave Five years into the bull market, ironically, investing has suddenly gotten a lot trickier. “The stock market has turned choppy, bonds continue to look risky despite recent gains, and Russia’ …