In The News

September 11, 2007

Markets up, then down, then up.

The markets will likely have end-of-day flatlines until the Fed has its next meeting on September 18th. Jim Lowell on NECN, Monday, September 10, 2007.

September 10, 2007

How could job estimates have been so wrong?

Jim comments on the market this week on NECN, Friday, September 7, 2007.

September 07, 2007

Special Market Update

Jobs Data Roils Markets, But Not Us Just yesterday we discussed how the jobs report was the hinge on which today’s market would swing. Today, that hinge looks like a yardarm. As you may have seen, and no doubt by

September 07, 2007

What A Difference A Day Makes.

Jim Lowell on NECN September 6, 2007.

September 07, 2007

Housing market is a concern for the economy.

Jim Lowell on NECN September 5, 2007

August 28, 2007

Where's the best place to put your money now?

Jim and Dan talk about investing and recession: Last week Dan Wiener and Jim Lowell were invited to appear on CNBC. Dan appeared on Aug 22nd, and Jim appeared on Aug 23rd. You can watch Jim first, and then Dan

August 07, 2007

Surprise Management Change at Fidelity

In a surprise and surprising announcement, Ellyn McColgan announced she is leaving Fidelity to pursue new opportunities. Ellyn had been viewed as a likely heir apparent when Ned Johnson steps down from his current role (sometime in the next several

July 16, 2007

Fidelity makes a smart move

It has been several months since we updated the Fido Files blog. In fact, the last time was to report the departure of Bob Reynolds. Now we are reporting on his replacement. As announced today by Fidelity, Rodger Lawson, a

April 20, 2007

Changes at the Top

Fidelity announced on April 19, 2007 that Bob Reynolds, its COO and second-in-command, is retiring and Ned Johnson is assuming a more proactive role while Abigail Johnson (Ned’s daughter and heir apparent) will be joined by rising star Ellyn McColgan

April 17, 2007

Fidelity Retirement Survey for Married Couples

Fidelity announced today that there is yet another topic that married couples can disagree on. It’s not parenting styles, what movie to watch on Friday night, or whether or not to buy a pool table. It’s retirement finance. In a