Fed to Stay ‘Patient’on Rates; Stocks Move Down
The Fed boosted its assessment of the economy and labor market, even as it expects inflation to decline further.
Long Live the Dollar; a Smarter Way to Buy Gold and More: Gartman, Yusko
An Inside ETFs session with Dennis Gartman and Mark Yusko called “The Great Fed Debate” contained surprisingly little disagreement but many astute insights.
An RIA Who Uses Structured Notes to Invest in Global Banks
Jerry Verseput looks at equities as basically “one asset class," regardless of whether the stock is in the U.S., Europe or emerging markets.
2 ETF Plays to Ride the Euro-Coaster
As advisors, it's up to us to act when opportunity strikes. Here’s how I’m acting on the recent Swiss and European currency news.
France Economy Could Get Much-Needed Boost From Labor Law Changes
In a few weeks, the French government will vote on an important series of economic reforms designed to invigorate the country’s private sector.
S&P 500 Erases 2015 Loss, Bonds Rally on ECB Stimulus; Oil Drops
The S&P capped its fourth straight gain amid the ECB's stimulus news and strong bank and transportation earnings.
ECB's Draghi Commits to Trillion-Euro QE Plan to Fight Deflation
“This is a very important first step and a necessary step,” Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman said.
New Italian Prime Minister Creates Uncertainty for Investors
Italy could be in for a bit of a rough ride thanks to the resignation of its longest-serving president, Giorgio Napolitano.
Swiss Franc Move: What Does It All Mean?
The surprise decision by the Swiss National Bank demonstrates how suddenly and unexpectedly major market moves can occur.
Axel Merk: ‘There Is No Safe Asset Anymore’
In a provocative and wide-ranging interview, currency manager Merk says stocks will fall, cash isn't a haven and he "wouldn’t touch bonds with a broomstick."