According to the Super Bowl theory, stocks will rise this year no matter which team wins. This is because both the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers trace their roots to the original National Football league. And this theory postulates that when a team from the old NFL wins, the stock market tends to go up.
Although Green Bay appears to be the early favorite to win the game, investors might be better off if Pittsburgh becomes the 2010 Super Bowl champs. The Dow Jones Industrial Avera... [More]
Equity Markets and Economy Have Turned for the Better
Why Economic Activity may not Accelerate as Dramatically as Expected this Year
A combination of ongoing stimulus and recent economic momentum has induced many economists to ratchet up their 2011 forecasts and there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic. Consumer spending has been rising, with retail and food services sales up 7.7 percent between November 2009 and November 2010. Auto sales have also been edging higher, including a... [More]
Dr. King is known for being an iconic figure in the advancement of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States and around the world. Each year on the third Monday of January schools, federal offices, post offices and banks across America close as we celebrate the birth and the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. January 17, 2011 (the observed holiday for Martin L King Jr. Day) marks the 25th anniversary of the national holiday commemorating the birth of Martin Luther King, Jr.
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