Low Oil Prices Pressuring Producing Countries
Here’s a look at how the effects of low oil prices are playing out in various sectors in the Middle East.
Jumbo Chinese Investment to Fuel Up Pakistan
China’s $45 billion investment in Pakistan is huge news for a country that many investors have been reluctant to approach in recent years.
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.