Posted by: Theo Francis on October 24
These days, there’s a lot of talk about what the market is saying. Like a child throwing a tantrum before he can talk, there’s no doubt it’s unhappy about something; pinning down precisely what is a different story.
Not that it stops anyone from trying, of course. Ben Steverman takes a look at the voodoo of stock-market interpretation in his Obama, McCain and the Stock Market post over at BusinessWeek.com’s Investing Insights blog; elsewhere, Ben takes on five myths about the election and the stock market.
Washington Bureau Chief Jane Sasseen and other BusinessWeek writers cover the run-up to the Nov. 4 presidential election, paying close attention to how the candidates will handle issues such as housing, the economy, unemployment, and immigration.