Cheap Money Is Here to Stay
With commodity prices sliding, China slowing and governments reluctant to adopt bold reforms, jittery markets are demanding ever-bigger gestures from central banks.
Government Claims China Debt Issue Under Control
Many investors are watching China’s internal debt burden as they enter the second half of the year. Here are some of the key points.
6 Results if Supreme Court Kills Obamacare Subsidies
The Supreme Court is expected to make a ruling on the King v. Burwell case any day now.
House Introduces Internet Sales Tax Bill
NAREIT’s president and CEO says House bill "would create a more level playing field on which all retailers may compete."
Government vs. Private Loans for College: What Borrowers Should Know
Some private lenders are charging lower rates than the government this year, but beware the tradeoffs.
Marijuana Investing: Why Advisors Should Just Say No
Advisors can't in good faith recommend an investment that's still illegal, lawyer David Welch says, but they can help position clients for eventual legalization.
Apple Is the New Pimco, and Tim Cook Is the New Bond King
Tech companies hoarding cash have become big fixed income players, going after investment-grade offerings.
EPA’s Fracking Study Bolsters Energy Industry, Undercuts Environmentalists
Industry groups said that the result vindicated what they have been arguing for years: drilling activity has risks, but fracking doesn’t deserve new federal oversight.
Andy Friedman: One Big Date That Could Shake Markets, Tax Code
Four political "forcing events" are coming to a head around a single date, Andy Friedman of The Washington Update says.
Bill Gross: Still the Bond King—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
In spite of a tumultuous few months, the eccentric bond fund manager is still making waves.