Metals Madness: Palladium Prices Soar as Gold Meanders
Analysts explain the factors driving the divergent performance of these commodities and their associated ETFs.
New Fund Capitalizes on Shale Oil Revolution
The shale oil boom is only growing, but the limited number of companies providing pipelines and storage facilities offer an opportunity to own "regulated monopolies."
The Economy’s Ominous Parallel: The Year 1913
Century-old developments have disturbing counterparts today.
Chile’s Economic Success Gives Upside to Future Investors
Chile is set to embark on a new and decisive economic and social chapter in its history.
Can Germany’s Economy Continue to Prop Up Europe?
Germany continues to play a pivotal role in the continent’s healing process, particularly given the weakening state of the French economy, but the country’s aging society is one of the greatest challenges to its economy.
2013 SMA Managers of the Year Nominees: U.S. Large-Cap Equity
The nominees in this crowded space—BRC, Robeco, TCW and Wedgewood Partners—offer SMA products featuring solid, repeatable strategies backed by four solid firms.
The United States continues to move toward energy independence with oil-and-natural gas industry exploration and production (E&P) companies playing an important role in that trend.
Fed Holds Rates, QE in Place as Congress Holds Budget Hostage
In its efforts to prop up the economy by keeping interest rates down, the Fed will keep buying $85 billion a month in Treasury and mortgage-backed securities.
Will Gold Lose Its Luster in 2013? Commodities Outlook
Many analysts are generally bullish on commodities for 2013, expecting rises in precious-metals prices, but the World Bank disagrees with the consensus.
These Economic Gurus Are Hopping Mad Over Obama’s Victory
Marc Faber, Peter Schiff and Charles Biderman slam Obama, while Nouriel Roubini lauds "a major defeat of Tea Party freaks."