Grantham: Fewer Babies, More Windmills ‘Our Last, Best Hope’
Hedge fund manager Jeremy Grantham considers it a lucky thing that wealthy people now view offspring as “inconvenient and desperately expensive.”
Australia's Economy Continues To Grow, With No Recession In Sight
The Commonwealth of Australia, which only became a country in 1901—when its six original colonies federated—has capitalized on its vast natural resources to become a prosperous place.
SEC, FINRA Enforcement Roundup: 31 NFL Players Bilked by Broker’s Casino Deal
FINRA and the SEC recently acted on issues that included the fleecing of 31 NFL players via high-risk casino securities and a rep who conducted a Ponzi scheme under his firm’s nose.
More Car Trouble
The Big Three automakers have had an impressive recovery, but optimism about the U.S. auto industry may be overdone. The problem lies with the structure of the global auto industry.
China to Push Growth at Home and Abroad
China spent a good part of 2012 battling an economic slowdown and accusations of political corruption, as well as preparing for the handover of power that comes once every ten years. But toward the end of the year, and after seven straight quarters of slowing, the Chinese economy once again...
Tussle Over Islands Threatens Trade Between China, Japan
The dispute over a small group of uninhabited islets in the East China Sea escalated over the weekend as protesters attacked Japanese car dealerships, shops and factories in China.
New China: Investing in a Growing Global Leader
Fifteen years ago, when Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group, first visited China, the swath of land across from Shanghai’s historic waterfront, the Bund, just lay there.
Roubini Sounds Off on Virginity, Euro Debt Crisis
Will Germany bail out other eurozone countries?
Gold Futures Shoot Up to Nearly 5-Year High
Gold futures are now seeing their largest jump in speculative net long positioning, ETF Securities said Monday in its Precious Metals Weekly report.
Tim Guinness: China, Energy and Really Good Beer—Weekend Interview
“China is the best-run country in the world," the Guinness Atkinson Funds CIO says.