What We’re Reading 10-7-11

The Fed’s ‘Twist’ Turns into a Problem for Pensions, Insurers and Households​, PIMCO

Policy Uncertainty Is Choking Recovery, Scott Baker, Nicholas Bloom and Steven Davis, Bloomberg

More Parents Finance Their Kids’ Mortgages, Sandra Block, USA Today

Stimulus Has Been a Washington Job Killer, John F. Cogan and John B. Taylor, The Wall Street Journal

Nearly Half of U.S. Lives in Household Receiving Government Benefit, Sara Murray, The Wall Street Journal

wellesley

A Darn Good Track Record

I always have money in the stock market and I always will. I don’t get worked up about big swings in stocks because I also have money in bonds. The bonds tend to go up when stocks fall and vice … [Read More...]

jeremy jones

Thoughts on the Markets

Volatility has picked up in financial markets in recent weeks. It is still mostly noise at this point, but the sell-off has done damage to the technical picture of the market. The NYSE Advance/Decline … [Read More...]