Enforcement Roundup: Defense Contractor Fined for ‘World Tour’ of Bribery
Meanwhile, FINRA fined Newbridge Securities Corp. for buying and selling corporate bonds at unfair prices.
International Investing and Risk: Political and Economic
Here are some of the factors affecting the oil and gas sector.
Economist: Sell Your Stocks, Take 6 Months Off
It's time investors took a break from the frothy market levels, says Steen Jakobsen.
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.