Time for a BRIC Breakup
The inability of Brazil, Russia, India and China to collectively outperform peer emerging market nations indicates that something is badly amiss with the BRIC concept.
Emerging-Market Crises Show Way for Russia: El-Erian
Russia must take plenty of action and change course on Ukraine as well, the economist argues.
Investors Don’t ‘Get It’ When It Comes to China: O’Neill
The emerging markets move in divergent ways, and several in Asia are booming, former Goldman Sachs economist Jim O'Neill says.
Gundlach: Inflation Worries ‘5 Years Too Early’
DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach says “the market is not terribly concerned on the long end” when it comes to interest rates.
FINRA Warns About Investing in Nigeria, Lebanon, Other Frontier Markets
FINRA issued an investor alert, saying these markets have “heightened risks.”
3 Investments Retirees Should Avoid: Morningstar’s Benz
Morningstar's Christine Benz warns that some assets can add volatility, expenses and stress to retirement portfolios, with little upside.
‘Compelling’ Case for Emerging Markets: USAA Expert
There’s lots to feel positive about in markets that don't have frothy valuations.
Top Portfolio Products: Schroders, Oppenheimer Add Funds
The two groups roll out products that focus on global assets, income and emerging markets.
The Contrarian Play: Emerging Markets Energy Sector
Emerging markets natural resource companies can be dirty companies, but they’re dirt cheap.
Emerging Markets Not Monolithic; Japan Debt Scary, Says Templeton’s Hasenstab
In 2013, there were big performance differences in Hungary and Indonesia, the Franklin Templeton global bond CIO said.