Investors Prepare for 2015 As Geopolitical Risk Increases
The importance of both political and geopolitical risk have gained further amplitude and raised their profile as key issues for the investment community to consider in 2015.
Risk Is Up, Oil Is Down in Emerging Markets
There was a time when news like South Africa’s narrow escape from a credit downgrade would have led to investor flight. But times have changed.
Lower Oil Prices Increase Investor Appeal in Turkey – For Now
Turkey is one of those emerging market countries that investors are never quite sure about, and the lower oil prices are sparking investor interest again.
Saturna Seeks to Generate High Income Through Flexible Fund
More investors look to generate high income through their investments, but in a world where yields are low, that isn’t easy.
Investing in Russia Is Cheap, but Where Are the Investors?
Since the onset of the Ukraine crisis, many investors have been leery of Russia. Here are some reasons why.
Hispanic, Minority-Owned Businesses an Untapped Advisor Opportunity
Advisor James Perez-Foster encourages advisors to start serving this fast-growing small business segment, as he has done with much success.
Financial Planning Meets Therapy in New Grad Offering
Kansas State University is now offering a certificate in financial therapy that integrates psychological elements with personal finance.
Better Governance, Rising Middle Class Spur Emerging Market Dividends
Apple’s triumphant announcement last week that it had crossed the $700 billion market capitalization milestone bodes well for other companies.
‘Abenomics’ Continues to Move Japan Forward
With “Abenomics” still a reality and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe likely to be in the lead for some time, here’s how investors see Japan.
Argentina’s Plans for Energy Sector Reform Fall Short For Investors
The Argentine government recently announced measures that will facilitate the entry of foreign capital into its energy sector.