Hate Donald Trump? Blame the Fed, Merk Says
Prominent political figures like Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders and Greek Prime Minister Tsipras benefit from the zero interest rate policy, Axel Merk says.
Active Share Is No Way to Pick a Mutual Fund: AQR
The conclusion from widely cited studies that high active share funds end up with better returns is a misinterpretation, says AQR's Andrea Frazzini.
December Rate Hike Could Be Thwarted by Government Shutdown: Valliere
“I’m very apprehensive about December,” says Greg Valliere, who's now chief global strategist for Horizon Investments.
China, Brazil Cause Headaches for Emerging Market Investors
DoubleLine Funds offered its outlook on emerging markets and provided an in-depth look at risks in China and Brazil specifically.
Norway Seen Tapping Its Wealth Fund to Ward Off Oil Risks
Norway could start making withdrawals from its massive $830 billion sovereign wealth fund, which it built as a nest egg for “future generations.”
Why Commodities Are Back in the 1990s
We shouldn't underestimate the impact of a slowing China on commodity prices.
How Bernanke Handled ‘The Granddaddy of All Financial Panics’
The former Fed chairman talks about the Lehman Brothers collapse and says the root cause of current slow growth can't be fixed by monetary policy.
Investor Sentiment Tanked in Q3: John Hancock
John Hancock’s Investor Sentiment Index dropped to 23 in the third quarter, down six points from its record high in Q2.
Bleak Energy Picture to Brighten in 2016, but Volatility to Remain
At Morningstar ETF conference, two energy experts outline events that hurt global energy prices in the past year and explain why there could be a turnaround in 2016.
Bank Stocks Fall as Jobs Report Threatens 2015 Rate Hike
The U.S. jobs report fell short of forecasts and bond traders pushed back expectations for a Fed rate hike until next year.