If it does, credit TINA. That's market speak for There Is No Alternative to U.S. stock investing.
As a value-stock investor, I picture myself as an ugly buzzard.
Investors find no potion to cure dismal bond yields and stock market jitters.
Analysts believe the rally is sustainable, though bumps may occur.
America is 37 days from a possible grand shakeup in government. The fiscal cliff is looming. If our leaders jump off it come New Years Eve, we'll all tumble into a new recession.
Two local strategists view Europe mess differently.
The stock market is on a roll this year. The pros are bullish, yet John and Jane Public are still scared of stocks.
The 30-year bull market in bonds if finally over, experts say.
The European banking system is teetering. Congress lurches from one government shutdown crisis to another. Unemployment in the U.S. is stuck at 9 percent with no improvement in sight.
If Congress doesn't raise the debt ceiling, it may well launch investors on a scary roller coaster ride this week. So, investment pros are giving advice fit for coaster riders:
Calamity after calamity has washed across investors' bows this year,but economists are - cautiously - betting our bad luck will change.
Those brave enough to buy stocks did well the last two years, but will this continue?
If it proves nothing else, the General Motors IPO demonstrates Americans' firm belief in second chances.
The Grindstone Club has neither an organizational chart nor a membership roll. There's also a very good reason the group has never convened a meeting: The Grindstone Club does not exist.
Are you fed up with stocks yet? The answer from American investors is a howling yes.
Watching the stock and bond markets these days is like playing with a yo-yo. Things go up a little and down a little, then end up about where they started. Very boring.