Archives: March 2010

Buybacks Are Back In Style, But Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Posted by: Howard Silverblatt on March 29

It’s difficult not to have noticed, buybacks are back in style. Companies are rushing to show how solvent they are, and prove to the world that they have weathered the...

Luxury Retailers Regain Cachet

Posted by: Ben Steverman on March 24

Ignore for a moment the depressed real estate market, $3-per-gallon gas prices and long lines at the unemployment office. Despite all the gloom, this could be a good year for...

An Unforgiving Market Finds a Prize IPO

Posted by: Ben Steverman on March 16

Lately the IPO market has been very difficult to impress. Apparently a Nobel Prize helps do the trick. For months, investors in the initial public offering market have complained about...

Praised Be The Payout Gods

Posted by: Howard Silverblatt on March 12

A year ago dividends were dying, now they are being reborn – HALLELUJAH AND PRAISED BE THE PAYOUT GODS. The first quarter of last year was the worst period in...

One Year Later the Easy Part is Over, Now the Fun Begins

Posted by: Howard Silverblatt on March 05

On 3/23/2009, I sent out a memo about the S&P 500 being back over 800. In retrospect, it was up 22.6% over the 10 trading days since the 3/9/09 low;...

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Bloomberg Businessweek’s Ben Steverman focuses on the latest moves in financial markets and emerging trends in stocks, bonds, and funds, always with an eye toward giving readers a better understanding of the sometimes confusing and often chaotic world of money. Standard & Poor’s senior index analyst Howard Silverblatt will also provide his take on companies’ finances and the markets. Voted one of the “Top 100 Finance Blogs” in 2007.

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