Archive for August, 2012

While many investors fear the market is ignoring reality, some technical analysts say stocks could continue to move higher as the market looks past what worries it. The unresolved European debt saga, the so-called U.S. “fiscal cliff” and the tension surrounding the U.S. presidential election are all wild cards for the market. Slowing corporate earnings […]

Housing prices have now risen for the last year in more than half of major U.S. cities, marking a milestone in the historic housing collapse that set off the 2007-2009 recession and now may be nearing an end.The S&P/Case-Shiller home price index rose 2.2% in May, beating economists’ forecasts, as all 20 of the nation’s […]