Weekly Market CommentaryFebruary 24, 2015

It was all Greek to investors. Last Thursday, things weren’t looking so good for Greece. Barron’s explained: “…Germany scotched Greece’s request for a six-month extension to its existing aid package. Athens had sought more time to renegotiate the Draconian austerity...

Weekly Market CommentaryFebruary 18, 2015

Animal spirits were improving last week, according to Barron’s. The idea of animal spirits was introduced to the dismal science (a.k.a. economics) in the late1930s, courtesy of John Maynard Keynes. In The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money (a dreary...

The Economics of Love

Romantics welcome Valentine’s Day and having the opportunity to lavish loved ones with attention. Economists appreciate Valentine’s Day, too. Sure, the $13 billion spent on Valentine’s Day is just a drop in the $17 trillion bucket of goods and services produced in the...

President's Day 2015

In observance of President’s Day on Monday, February 16, 2015, Bradley Wealth and the markets will be closed.

Weekly Market CommentaryFebruary 10, 2015

The Markets What’s in an employment report? Last week, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Employment Situation Summary was full of encouraging data. Employment numbers for last November and December were revised higher which made 2014 the strongest year for job...