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.
Qatar’s New Diversification Fund Attracts Investors
If ever there were an example of investing internationally to reap the benefits of diversification, perhaps Qatar’s new venture is a shining example.
Enforcement Roundup: Madoff Recovery Total Hits $10 Billion
Meanwhile, the SEC suspended trading of four companies over concerns about their Ebola remedy prospects.
Fitness, Consumer Sectors Thriving in Middle East, North Africa
Private equity funds are leaping into fitness, education and other consumer-focused sectors in the MENA region.
Enforcement Roundup: Stock Scam by New Yorker Used to Pay for Vacation, Plastic Surgery
Meanwhile, Rajaratnam brother to pay more than $840,000 for insider trading.
U.S. Stocks Fluctuate With Treasuries on Fed Comments; Oil Drops
U.S. stocks fell as the Fed said valuations for smaller companies in social media and biotech appear “substantially stretched.”
Indonesia Facing Daunting Problems Despite Strong Past Economic Performance
Indonesia continued to grow during the financial crisis even as the economics of other countries were contracting at alarming rates.
Banco do Brasil Sharia Fund Spurring Investor Interest
A growing Islamic market and a growing emerging market—what’s not to like?
Qatar Faces World Cup Risks on Multiple Fronts; Investors Wary
International outcry over bribery allegations may or may not cost Qatar the World Cup — but another danger awaits investors, too.
5 Hot Global Real Estate Investment Trends
Here's a look at the top five trends in global real estate investing.