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.
Stimulus Bets Send S&P to Biggest About-Face Since 2011
Equities slumped on Thursday amid concern over Europe’s economy.
Investors Keep Close Eye on ISIS Insurgency, Impact on Economies
Moves by the European Central Bank and Western governments to ensure liquidity in the global financial system provide support as ISIS threat continues.
European Stocks Rise With Bonds as Euro Slips on ECB Stimulus
The European Central Bank unexpectedly cut interest rates and announced a bond-buying program.
QE Impact on Europe, Japan and U.S. Differ Greatly
The targets abroad are European unemployment and Japanese deflation.