Canal Not the Only Growing Opportunity for Panama
There’s a lot going on in Panama these days, and the canal is just part of it—though a very large part indeed.
Emerging Markets Labor Under Third-World Misconception
For Marcio Silveira of Pavlov Financial Planning, investing is all about emerging markets.
Top Portfolio Products: American Funds, Well Fargo Add New Series, Changes
Also, AccuShares adds ETFs that track VIX, while Lincoln Financial launches a universal life product.
SEC, FINRA Enforcement: BHP Billiton to Pay $25M Over Olympics Invites
Meanwhile, FINRA has censured and fined EDI Financial Inc. for failing to have supervisory procedures in place for sales of private placements.
New Hire Roundup: NY Life Names John Kim President
Meanwhile, James Perkins has joined the Mather Group's Chicago investing team as a senior portfolio analyst.
Low Oil Prices Pressuring Producing Countries
Here’s a look at how the effects of low oil prices are playing out in various sectors in the Middle East.
Top Portfolio Products: UBS Adds REIT ETN; Global X Launches Beta ETFs
Also, Diamond Hill rolls out valuation-weighted exchange-traded fund, and Pomona Capital adds private-equity product.
SEC, FINRA Enforcement: Father, Son Used Golf Emails to Hide Insider Trading
Meanwhile, the SEC charged for-profit education company ITT Educational Services with fraud.
New Hire Roundup: SEC Names Grim Director of Investment Management
Meanwhile, Merrill has created a retirement income and investment team and a Mercatus fellow has been named chief economist for House Financial Services.
5 Russian Actions Affecting Its Economy
Here’s a look at the top five, and what’s playing out—or might—as a result.