Dow Average Tops 17,000 as Payrolls Rise Amid ECB Plans
Records set for Dow industrials, S&P after Labor Dept. reports 288,000 new jobs in June and Mario Draghi reveals European stimulus plans.
The Markets at Midyear, Sprinkled With Fairy Dust
As investors bask in a comforting monetary-policy landscape, they shouldn't be so foolish as to dismiss the blunt warnings from the Bank for International Settlements.
Will the Bull Find Europe?
Just a few years separated from total financial collapse, Europe is bouncing back.
World Cup and World Prices ‘Heating Up’: LPL’s Kleintop
The global soccer tournament is seeing more goals, and the world's central bankers are facing some signs of inflation.
Using Foreign Stocks to Dampen Risk
Louis Kokernak says the relatively low correlation of global stocks with the U.S. market drives down risk for clients.
To the Active Managers Go the Spoils in 2014: Natixis
Among other predictions, Natixis sees a sharp split between winners and losers in the stock market, spelling middling results for indexers.
Parliamentary Elections Underscore Challenges for EU
The worst of the European financial crisis may be over but results of the recent European parliamentary elections suggest the EU still has many challenges to contend with going forward.
Stocks Gain in May as Nasdaq Rebounds, S&P 500 Hits High
Global equities rise 1.8% for the month, while the Nasdaq 100 soared 4.3%, erasing earlier declines.
Niall Ferguson: The Black Swan Investors Should Fear
The conservative Harvard economic historian says there's a problem much bigger than Fed tapering for investors to worry about.
World Economy Stabilizes in ‘Great Moderation 2.0’: JPMorgan
Low market volatility and minimal employment variability means good news for equities, a JPMorgan analyst says.