Author Archives: Peter Nulty

Signing off

A brief program note for our audience—I typically sign off with “Until next time, I’m Peter Nulty. Even after then, I’m Peter Nulty.” Well, I’ll still be Peter Nulty, but, this is it for me, folks. Next time you’ll hear … Continue reading

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Focusing on fixed income (excerpt)

We’re focusing on top-of-mind items for fixed-income investors with Jim Kochan, chief fixed-income strategist with Wells Fargo Funds Management, LLC in this excerpt of On the Trading DeskSM from Friday, May 30, 2014. Click here to listen to the full … Continue reading

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Records fall

The three major stock indexes closed May with gains for the month and both the Dow and the S&P 500 Index set new records. The Dow gained 18 points and the S&P 500 advanced by 3. The Nasdaq slipped down … Continue reading

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Focusing on fixed income (podcast)

This week we’re focusing on the fixed-income markets. Here with an update is friend of the program Jim Kochan, chief fixed-income strategist with Wells Fargo Funds Management, LLC. Listen to the podcast. [Editor’s note: After 13 years of writing Daily … Continue reading

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Food fight!

A big drop in new unemployment claims boosted the major indexes at the opening bell, and they closed at their highs of the day, with the S&P 500 Index setting its fourth new record in five sessions. The Dow gained … Continue reading

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Addressing concerns in stocks (excerpt)

John Manley, CFA, chief equity strategist at Wells Fargo Funds Management, LLC, addresses top-of-mind questions and concerns in this excerpt of On the Trading DeskSM from Friday, May 23, 2014. Listen to the full interview. John, let’s go right down … Continue reading

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To kick off summer, S&P sets record

The S&P 500 Index set a new record, and exuberant whooping broke out on the floor of the NYSE as traders headed home for the Memorial Day weekend. The Dow gained 63 points, the Nasdaq rose by 31, and the … Continue reading

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What’s concerning stocks? (podcast)

Several jitter generators are driving stocks this way and that, leaving investors wondering, which way is up? Joining us is friend of the program John Manley, chief equity strategist with Wells Fargo Funds Management, LLC. Listen to the podcast.

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The catbird’s seat it’s not

The Nasdaq led the major indexes higher. The Dow gained 10 points, the Nasdaq rose by 22, and the S&P 500 Index advanced 4. The price of Hewlett-Packard’s shares (HPQ) lost 2% after the company’s earnings results, which just met … Continue reading

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A unique perspective on mergers and acquisitions (excerpt)

This week we’re getting a lesson in mergers and acquisitions [M&A]—specifically, tax inversion strategy—with Bryant VanCronkhite, CFA, CPA, portfolio manager at Wells Capital Management, in this excerpt of On the Trading DeskSM from Friday, May 16, 2014. Listen to the … Continue reading

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