4 Tips for Tracking Precious Metals
While the relationships between economic trends and precious metals prices often make sense, sometimes obscure events can move these prices counterintuitively.
FINRA Warns About Investing in Nigeria, Lebanon, Other Frontier Markets
FINRA issued an investor alert, saying these markets have “heightened risks.”
What Would Scottish Secession Mean for Investors?
Moshe Milevsky, Niall Ferguson and Axel Merk comment on the economic damage, as well as potential investor opportunity, implied by Scotland's independence vote.
Gundlach: Don’t ‘Fight This Rally’ in Bonds
In his quarterly outlook, the DoubleLine CEO says forecasts of a rate hike are "almost comical" and holding currencies other than the dollar is "foolish."
12 Best States for Adjusted Advisor Pay
Low cost of living often offsets lower advisor pay in some states, while in other states high pay offsets high cost of living.
Why Low Volatility Produces High Returns
They say there’s no free lunch in economics, but investing in low-volatility stocks appears to make a gourmet banquet available at diner prices.
Morningstar Upgrades 13 Funds, Downgrades 2
The research group issued new ratings on four mutual funds in August.
With BlackRock Exit, Who Will Fill Target-Date ETF Void?
ETF expert Ron DeLegge predicts Schwab market entry; meanwhile Ron Surz enters the marketplace with a loss-avoidant product.
Potential Market Crash Ahead, Axel Merk Warns
The portfolio manager argues that U.S. recovery is based on "asset price inflation," and that a Fed pullout could send everything tumbling.
Outperforming Firms More Socially Responsible on Average: Study
Companies with high environmental, social and governance ratings create shareholder value and are less volatile than lower-rated companies, says New Amsterdam Partners.