June 24, 2019

Who’re you going to Trust: The Stock Market or the Media Innumerates?

Years ago, when I used to play poker with some guys, I played a hand in which across the table from me was someone who looked as though he had a straight flush. He kept pumping up the bidding and everyone folded but me. When we finally showed our hands he had nothing. “You don’t […]

US stock futures up as Greek bailout inches closer

In this Feb. 2, 2012 photo, trader Jeffrey Vazquez, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012. World stock markets rose Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, after Greece indicated a willingness to commit to spending cuts to secure its bailout and moves by Japan’s central bank to support the […]

Stock futures lower as Greek wait continues

In this Feb. 3, 2012 photo, trader Anthony Riccio, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks were trading lower on Tuesday, Feb. 7,2012, as talks dragged on in Greece to agree the terms of a second bailout _ and avoid looming bankruptcy _ despite intense pressure from the country’s euro […]