Buckingham, Saut, Stovall Share 2014 Stock Picks
The year ahead should be a healthy one for stocks, five top equity strategists told ThinkAdvisor.
Taper Tantrum: Markets Recoil, Advisors Scramble on Fed News
Whether it’s stocks, bonds, emerging markets or ETFs, investors want financial advisors to tell them how to protect their portfolios.
Wall St. Ignores Noise, Sees Bullish 2013 for Stocks
Wall Street believes that the world’s central banks will do their best in 2013 to force reluctant investors to move their money out of bonds and into stocks.
Yes, Closed-End Fund Yields Are High, but There’s a Catch
"Not all yields are created equal," warns S&P Capital IQ’s Alec Young.
6 Sectors Hit by Downgrade: S&P Analysis—Slideshow
Maybe you heard? Our partners at Standard and Poor’s caused a bit of a stir by downgrading U.S. debt from AAA to AA+. Though they’re quick to note the equity research team is separate and distinct from the ratings arm, we went to the source for their view on the...
Solving the International-Asset Puzzle: Portfolio Fix
Experts suggest three funds, but say that an investor's time horizon is the most critical issue.
Osama Bin Laden Killing Makes Little Impact on Oil, Gold, U.S. Stocks
After the U.S. military’s daring raid that killed Osama bin Laden on Sunday, Americans spilled into the streets, but on Monday, the markets reacted to the news with little fanfare.
ETF Focus: International Dividend ETFs for a Low Interest-Rate Environment
One asset class that Standard & Poor's Equity Research believes offers both attractive yields as well as potential for further growth is international dividend stocks. International...
The ETF Advisor: Basic Materials ETFs
Every day, investors are bombarded with economic data offering clues to future market movements. As the U.S. and global economies begin to emerge from recession,...
Frontier Markets Lure Intrepid Investors
As emerging markets become mainstream, investors endowed with enough pioneer spirit are venturing farther afield to "frontier" markets with even smaller, less developed economies