Markman: It’s Time for a Coffee (Stock) Break

Defensive stocks are the current stars of the market More 

Markman: Housing Market Still Sluggish

Jobs and real estate are locked in a downward dynamic. More 

Markman: Prepare for a Prolonged Economic Slowdown

With the economy showing no flashes of hope for a second-half turnaround, market watchers and investors may have some downtime while they decide their next move. More 

Markman: How the Mideast Turmoil is Affecting Oil Prices

Analysts are keeping a close eye on the Mideast, investors are wary of energy stocks and oil prices are still unsteady. Here's what else you need to know. More 

Markman: Blame the Banks

The fate of Bank of America sums up our current economic slugishness. More 

Markman: Partying Like It’s 1955

This year is tracking one that had a big second half. More 

Markman: Consumers Vote ‘No Confidence’

The outperformance by real estate is being ignored. More