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The Great Asset Deflation Begins
A worldwide bubble is leaking fast. And falling oil prices may not augur the coming of some golden age for consumers and investors.
Lower Oil Prices Increase Investor Appeal in Turkey – For Now
Turkey is one of those emerging market countries that investors are never quite sure about, and the lower oil prices are sparking investor interest again.
Schwab Sees Bull Market Raging On in 2015, With Caveats
Data suggests continuance of secular bull market, say Liz Ann Sonders and colleagues, but watch out for energy junk bonds.
Investors Beware: Catalan Independence Could Upset Spain's Economy
Catalonia is moving toward independence from Spain. The result could mean trouble for the Spanish economy and investors need to be aware.
Money Rolls In for the Money Managers
We can point to at least three trends that are helping to push assets under management and revenue to records, Barry Ritholtz says.
Closing Irish Tax Loophole May Spook Corporations but Not Economy
The Celtic Tiger is baring its claws in a different way these days.
Janus’ Bill Gross: Government Needs to Spend More
A bond manager embracing inflation or calling for government spending is far from hard-money stereotypes, but Gross argues they're necessary for today’s new normal.
Stock Plunge Likely Remedy to Fix Fed’s Failures: AEI’s Makin
Fed watcher John Makin argues that monetary and fiscal policies have consistently failed to trigger growth or ward off a deflationary trend.
Imminent End of QE in U.S. Spooks Global Fund Managers
Fund managers’ confidence that the global economy would strengthen over the next 12 months plummeted to its lowest level in two years in October, a Merrill survey says.