Andy Friedman: The Best Time to Cash In on Washington Gridlock
While the new congressional term promises many high-profile battles, one in particular will likely trigger a market swoon and subsequent buying opportunity, Friedman says.
El-Erian, Gross Split on Jobs Report ‘Wage Puzzle’
El-Erian is more optimistic than Gross on how the Fed will react to the drop in average earnings, but both see rate hikes this year.
How OPEC Weaponized the Price of Oil Against U.S. Drillers
If there ever was doubt about the strategy of OPEC, its wealthiest members are putting that issue to rest.
96% of Financial Pros Say Industry Has a Trust Problem
Most of the professionals in a CFA Institute survey say the biggest share of blame lies with firms' culture.
Schwab’s Sonders: Moody Market Means Opportunity for Advisors
Investors need support to contain their urge to panic when the equity markets dip, the Schwab expert says.
New Buyers Will Flow Into Housing Market in 2015: Forecast
Younger buyers will drive much of the housing market's growth as the job market improves, Realtor.com says.
Optimistic Fed Said Rate Rise Unlikely Before April
The Fed confirmed that being “patient” on interest rates means no increase before late April.
Axel Merk: What if Things Get Worse?
The fund manager lays out the options — from portfolio insurance to alternative investments — for investors seeking downside protection.
Bob Doll’s 10 Predictions for 2015 on Markets, Economy
The Nuveen equities guru sees a good year for markets, though more volatility, with the highest GDP growth since 2005.
Bill Gross: ‘The Good Times Are Over’
The Janus manager locates the current market at the end of a decades-long, credit-fueled supercycle, noting “the time for risk taking has passed.”