Earnings, earnings, earnings

by Bob Howard -- The events of 9-11 have caused havoc for corporate earnings projections. Many companies will be reporting soft earnings. That is where you do not want to be. You more…

Microsoft's victory

by Bob Howard -- As you read this article today, you can bet many a Clintonista at the Justice Department is going to be crying in their cups this weekend and knocking more…

Stocks for all seasons

by Bob Howard -- Since the Sept. 11 attacks, the investing world has changed – in a big way. The "Gilded Age" of the '90s in the stock market is over. If more…

The price of freedom

by Bob Howard -- One of the 'lefties' favorite sons, Dan Rather, was recently on the "Imus In The Morning" show chiding our intelligence agencies for their recent failures. Of course the more…

The skeedaddle!

by Bob Howard -- The skeedaddle. That's what soldiers called it in the Civil War. Troops shocked by a surprise attack (like Stonewall Jackson at Chancellorsville) would panic and run. President Lincoln more…

Time for a reality check

by Bob Howard -- In times such as these where there are large events unfolding and big shifts in the market, it is a good time to take the pulse of your more…

A week to remember – not fondly

by Bob Howard -- The Dow Jones Industrials dropped about 14 percent last week, the Nasdaq about 16 percent. With a break in the charts like we saw last week, the damage more…

A look ahead for stocks

by Bob Howard -- OK, so now we have had a look-see at the markets since September 11th. This week, the Dow Jones Industrials dropped about 12 percent and the Nasdaq lost more…

America, the beautiful!

by Bob Howard -- Remember that true character and true friendships are revealed during the bad-times, not the good times. Now, I know the question on your mind, and we will get more…

Wake for Wall Street

by Bob Howard -- Last weekend I went to a Labor Day party with the family. For the last few years at this party, there has been much lively adult discussion about more…