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Could the Correction Come Today?

An official correction of the Dow was staved off Friday with a small rise on Wall St, but today could be the day we see the correction. First Commonwealth’s Rick Applegate explains…


It's a Small World After All

Currency adjustments are effecting markets across the globe. First Commonwealth’s Rick Applegate explains…


Speculative Spending and Naked Short Selling

German investors are naked! Well, they were until they were banned. What are we talking about? First Commonwealth’s Rick Applegate explains…


Uncertain Day Awaits Investors

Could stock futures show a positive or a negative on Wall St today? Rick Applegate looks at the tea leaves…


Goldman Sachs Could Just Be the Begining

The investigation of firms who may have purposely mislead investors has been expanded. Rick Applegate explains…


Wall St Kicks It Up a Notch

The worldwide surge yesterday may be ebbing today, but Wall St may still see good numbers again.


Big Day Expected on Wall St

A Greek bailout and other positive news points to a strong open on Wall St. Rick Applegate explains…


Typo Causes Plummet on Wall St

Someone typed Billion, instead of Million, and it sparked a huge sell-off and a record breaking 900+ point drop on the Dow. Rick Applegate explains…


Greece Stirs Markets

Rick Applegate says Europe is bringing worldwide markets down as Greeks riot over their collapsing economy.


Could the Economy Be Back?

Consumers are spending again, which normally would be good, but Rick Applegate says the info behind the numbers shows something else…


Friday's Drop Has Some Investors Selling

The best performance traditionally on Wall St happens in the first 6 months, or so says an old saying. But Rick Applegate shows what you could be missing if you drop out of the market […]


GDP to Be Released

Today we find out if the economy is growing when the GDP is released…


Greece Gums Up Wall St

Greece’s financial woes continue, and they’re bringing down the markets…


Goldman Sachs Goes to Washington

Goldman Sachs will go to the SEC this morning to testify on bad business practices and the results could effect everyone in the US…


Not All Doom and Gloom on Wall St

Low mortgage rates, the end of the tax credit, and good weather combined for huge numbers in new home sales. Wall St smiles in the after glow…