ECB Battle: Draghi vs. Weidmann
ECB President Mario Draghi is challenging Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann’s opposition to a plan for the ECB to reenter the bond markets.
Hussman’s Scary Question: ‘What if Fed Throws a QE3 and Nobody Comes?’
The noted portfolio manager, who believes a global recession is already unfolding, says problems can’t be solved by ‘more reckless bubble-blowing’ by the Fed.
Fear and Yogurt in Greece: Where to Invest Now That Votes Are Cast
Greece’s election results are in, and now investors are voting on where they want to put their money. Here's advice from PIMCO's Bill Gross, Wells Fargo and more.
PIMCO’s Gross, El-Erian on Sour Economic News: Avoid Europe, Leaders Losing Control
PIMCO’s leaders reacted to the dour economic news of the past few days, highlighted by the third straight disappointing jobs report on Friday.
Spain Should Solve Its Own Problems: German Bank Chief
Jens Weidmann, a policymaker at the European Central Bank and head of Germany's Bundesbank, said Spain should look upon its rising bond yields as a signal that it needs to fix its own problems and not look to the ECB for help via bond purchases.
Valliere at SSG: Economy Is ‘Healing’ but Watch Out for Iran
Chief political strategist at Potomac Research Group optimistic on economy and markets, but warns of fallout from possible Iran attack and of increased ‘paralysis’ in Congress after elections.
One Way to Protect Client Portfolios From Europe
Europe remains the biggest threat to U.S. economic growth. One solution: a trend-based managed futures fund.
Is the Latest Greek Bailout Just Delaying the Inevitable?
The latest Greek bailout is just a bandage for its ever-increasing debt.