Will Energy Mergers Speed Up After Shell-BG Deal?
A Brunswick survey of oil and gas specialists found that 68% of analysts and investment managers expect more M&A activity but only 20% of bankers and lawyers do.
Motif Investing, Pacific Life Partner on ‘Cause’ Motifs for Millennials
Motif Investing’s thematic investing platform targets millennials looking to invest in causes and issues they care about.
Schwab Cooks Up Smart Beta Hybrid
Charles Schwab's John Sturiale explains the investment merits of a first-of-its kind combo of cap-weighted and fundamental indexing strategies.
Q3 Luxury Home Sales Increase as Buyer Profile Shifts
Redfin Research Center reported Wednesday that sales of homes for $1 million and up increased by 9% in the third quarter, while the total market declined by 1.2%.
Investing Like a Billionaire: Buffett and Icahn’s Energy Investments
Buffett’s energy play includes investing in spinoffs of companies he’s already backed, while for Icahn, the energy sector comprises just 19% of his equity holdings.
Investors Flee Bubbly Valuations, Seek Value: TrimTabs
TrimTabs CEO David Santschi says investors have made a massive shift from growth to value stocks this spring, creating opportunity for traders sifting through carnage.
Are the Markets Dancing on the Deck of the Titanic?
For a quarter-century, financial markets have not known what it means to price the risk of a superpower confrontation and how it impacts the global business climate. Does the stock market reaction suggest another bubble?
Riding the U.S. Energy Boom
The U.S. energy outlook continues to improve; the International Energy Agency recently forecast that the U.S. would surpass Saudi Arabia as the world's top oil producer by 2016.
Risk and Volatility Got You Down? Consider These 13 Top-Ranked ETFs
S&P Capital IQ has identified equity ETFs with attractive risk characteristics and low beta, with most active in normally defensive sectors.
The Case for America’s Economic Future
Wells Fargo’s advisory unit has issued a manifesto of its confidence in the resilience of America’s economy for clients and prospects who may have been sitting on the sidelines in recent years.