Poland heads for referendum on reversing retirement age rise
The government of Polish President Andrzej Duda increased the retirement age to 67 in 2012 to ward off a budget crunch.
Greece pointed to exit door as European leaders harden tone
The ECB will end its support for Greece if “there is no political accord in sight,” said ECB board member Christian Noyer.
Greek showdown looms with Europe demanding Tsipras make move
Greece is buckling under the strain of the capital controls and is at risk of undoing four decades of integration with Europe.
A Rational Wager on Greece: Searching for Alpha for July 2015
What’s left to move stocks if the Greek drama ends? All signs indicate a strong Q2, with impressive wage growth and an improving housing market.
U.S. stocks rise with treasuries after jobs data; pound advances
U.S. stocks rose with Treasuries after a rebound in payrolls data boosted optimism the economy is accelerating, but not fast enough to warrant higher borrowing costs in June.
European life insurers face unsustainable business model
Low yields on government bonds mean euro-area life insurance firms are suffering from more severe stress than they incurred in recent tests by regulatory authorities.
Investors Hiding Overseas May Forgo U.S. Volatility: Searching for Alpha for April 2015
An overlooked place to hide from U.S. equities after Q1’s volatility may be international stocks.
This is the No. 1 country in the world for retirement security
Europe is looking better and better in terms of retirement security and overall quality of life.
U.K. regulator says pension firms must improve annuity practices
U.K. pension providers must improve annuity sale practices, the Financial Conduct Authority said today.
U.S. stocks fluctuate amid bank earnings, Portugal debt concern
The S&P 500 fell 0.4 percent as financial stress among Portuguese banks fueled concern about the the European recovery.