The dollar is the highest in years; the minimum wage is going up in many states despite congressional inaction; and the consensus forecast for the year ahead.
Brian Ford of RBC Wealth Management analyzes the Fed's latest codeword, 2014's top business stories and the sectors that performed the best this year.
RTD columnist and WCVE analyst Jeff Schapiro discusses the twists and turns of Del. Joe Morrisey legal troubles, other ethics developments and Gov. McAuliffe's budget proposals.
Brian Ford of RBC Wealth Management offers his annual retelling of “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” and analyzes a bad week in stocks and the oil price outlook.
Times-Dispatch columnist Jeff Schapiro analyzes competing ethics reform bills; the Governor's budget message next week; McCauliffe to head NGA; and Kaine spearheading Senate action on Presidential war powers.
Andy Foldenauer of RBC Wealth Management, in for Brian Ford, discusses the surging stock markets, the improving job picture and prospects for 2015.
Columnist Jeff Schapiro analyzes Virginia political news: Ethics proposals go to lawmakers; one McDonnell conviction tossed; Webb’s presidential bid; abortion regulations to be reviewed; 25th Anniversary of Wilder’s Election.
Brian Ford of RBC Wealth Management examines the new ways shoppers are spending and the effect of dropping oil prices.
Jeff Schapiro of the Richmond Times-Dispatch analyzes the week's Virginia political news.
Brian Ford of RBC Wealth Management analyzes the stock markets' all-time highs and reports on this year's cost of Thanksgiving dinner.