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Rick Applegate

Earnings Report Season is On

Alcoa released their earnings reports yesterday, and looks to set the pace for Wall St. First Commonwealth’s Rick Applegate has more…

07/13/2010

Earnings Reports Start with Alcoa

Alcoa will be reporting first on how they’re doing, but investors aren’t confident in most companies’ earnings. First Commonwealth’s Rick Applegate explains…

07/12/2010

Wall St Finally Gets a Win

The losing streak has finally eneded on Wall St. First Commonwealth’s Rick Applegate has the details.

07/07/2010

Cloud Over Third Quarter

Third quarter begins on Wall St, but uncertainy will dominate the summer. First Commonwealth’s Rick Applegate has all the details.

07/06/2010

Breaking News on Wall St

The financial overhaul in Congress is on the march. First Commonwealth’s Rick Applegate explains the process and what it will mean.

06/25/2010

Feds Make Their Movement

¬†Good news- interest rates will stay low. Bad news- the Feds have downgraded the economic outlook. First Commonwealth’s Rick Applegate explains what it means.

06/24/2010

Fed Tries to Jumpstart Wall St

Could we have no changes in the interest rate? First Commonwealth’s Rick Applegate explains what the Feds will decide as they have a two day conference on the economy.

06/23/2010

China Flexes Its Currency

¬†China’s currency’s flexibility will improve in the near futre, but as First Commonwealth’s Rick Applegate explains, investors don’t think it will happen fast enough.

06/22/2010

Chinese End Monetary Practice

The Chinese say they’ll end their pratice of holding their dollar on the movement of the US dollar. First Commonwealth’s Rick Applegate explains…

06/21/2010

End of the Week on Wall St

The story of today is yesterday’s story on bonds. First Commonwealth’s Rick Applegate sums up this week on Wall Street.

06/18/2010

No Red Flags on Wall St for Flag Day?

Is the economic recovery coming to a halt? First Commonwealth’s Rick Applegate looks at some recent reports for what the future could hold this week on Wall St.

06/14/2010

Difficult Goings on Wall St

Our economic recovery continues, but not enough for the Feds to give a rosey picture of the economy. First Commonwealth’s Rick Applegate explains…

06/09/2010

Looking for a Recovery

May’s job report wasn’t all good- or all bad. First Commonwelath’s Rick Applegate explains…

06/07/2010

Big Report Due on Wall St

May’s job report is due today, and First Commonwealth’s Rick Applegate has an idea of what it says.

06/04/2010

Big Dip at the End of the Day

The Dow was going along just fine until the end of the day when stocks went into a tailspin. First Commonwealth’s Rick Applegate explains how that will affect today.

06/02/2010

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