Topic: Standard & Poor's
The Daily Reckoning Gold good, TIPS dumb, if you're worried about inflation (which you shouldn't be)
TIPS, inflation-protected Treasury bonds, are now selling at $105 for $100 worth of bonds. People are paying Uncle Sam to for the privilege of loaning him money. Huh?
10/29/2010 11:05 am
Reversing four months of gains, a key US house price index fell modestly in August, and some economists see more declines ahead. But the index is still well off the recession's low point.
10/26/2010 04:11 pm
Since March 2009, the Standard & Poor's average has rebounded 76 percent, and the stock market could be getting ready for more gains in the months ahead.
10/13/2010 09:01 pm
Home prices edged higher at the height of the summer home-buying season, but analysts see a dropoff in the fall.
09/28/2010 06:24 pm
How responsive is the free market to situations like the recent egg recall?
09/23/2010 11:05 am
Stock prices have plunged too often in the past decade for risk-averse young adults. Will Wall Street lose a generation of investors?
09/20/2010 10:40 am
Home prices rose in 17 of 20 US metropolitan areas during the month of June, according to the most recent S&P/Case-Schiller monthly price index.
08/31/2010 05:17 pm
The Dow dipped below 10000 Wednesday morning, weighed down by unfavorable economic reports. A look at the options for investors in mutual funds.
08/25/2010 02:21 pm
By refusing to allow their ratings to be used in bond registration statements, the rating agencies are threatening a still-fragile asset-backed securities market.
07/30/2010 12:17 pm
Home prices are likely to start falling later this year, analysts say, because the homebuyer's tax credit has expired.
07/27/2010 12:17 pm